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De Eendracht was the vice admiral ship of the first official reconnaissance squad (De Hoop, De Trouw and Eendracht) of the WIC under the direction of Pieter Schouten. It was separated from the other two ships at Cuba. De Eendracht conquered a ship of the Honduras fleet at Cabo San Anton. They took the Spanish ship in tow and were driven into the Gulf of Mexico. Stranded near the Dry Tortugas islands and was lost.

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References

  • De Laet, Joanis.
    Schepenlijst: Kort verhael uit de voorgaande ghetrocken/ vande diensten ende nuttigheden die desen Staet heeft genooten van de West-Indische Compagnie ende de schaden die dezelve den koningh van Spagnien heeft gedhaen sedert ha.

Down on 22 October

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

World War II

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