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Thursday, 8 April 2021

Dutch Greenland commandeurs Pieter [Pietersz] Winter and Dirk Willemse Voogt 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 Goeree, Netherlands commandeur Pieter [Pietersz] Winter with 4 whales 160 quardelen returning from Greenland.(1)

Note

1. Pieter Pietersz Winter commandeur between 1700-1722, in 1722 for widow Jacob Noordbey, Rotterdam, Netherlands 4 whales 60 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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