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During the Dutch-Anglo wars in the 17th and 18th century  Dutch trading vessels avoided the English Chanel by steering north. The route went north of Scotland between the Shetlands and around Ireland was.
This route less dangerous in respect of encounters with the British navy. But much longer and change of bad weather was eminent. 

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Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

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World War II