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35 km nw of Texel, the Vrede van Nijmegen collided with the Swarte Kat. A big hole in the bow  could not be repaired and the ship sank. The crew was rescued. 

houthaler (Eertveld)
Dutch Ships loading Timber in a Northern Port,Houthalers (NMM, BHC0750)


Type: Fluyt, Noordsvaarder
Built: yard Friesland, 1700
Owner: Boudewijn Treits (Tiers, Sjeers)
Master: Boudewijn Treits (Tiers, Sjeers)


Down on 28 September

Burgzand Noord

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

New in MaSS

World War II