Translate

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Dutch Greenland commandeur Dirk Willemse Voogt home returned according to the Dutch newspaper Leydse courant dated 27 July 1722

Harpooned whale trying to escape
Adolf van der Laan after Sieuwert van der Meulen 1720-1730

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 25 July reported the arrival at Texel, Netherlands commandeur Dirk Willemse Voogt with 10 whales 280 quardelen blubber, returning from Greenland.(1)

Note

1. Dirk Willemsz Voogd commandeur between 1717-1724 for Jacob Zeelen Dirksz, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 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

No comments:

Post a comment