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Thursday, 8 April 2021

Dutch Davis Strait commandeur Bruyn Okkers Hogerzeyl returned home according to the Dutch newspaper Amsterdamse courant dated 13 August 1726

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 12 August reported the arrival in the Vlie of Davis Strait commandeur Bruyn Okkers Hogerzeyl 1 whale 77 quardelen.(1)

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1. Commandeur between 1724-1729, in 1726 for Kryn van Holst, Krimpen, Netherlands 1 whale 80 barrels blubber. Alphabetische naam-lyst van alle de Groenlandsche en Straat-Davidsche Commandeurs die sedert het jaar 1700 op Groenland en sedert het jaar 1719 op de Straat Davis etc. Gerret van Sant. Published by Johannes Enschede, Amsterdam 1770, with hand written note until 1794.

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