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A Dutch privateer in the eighteenth century. He was born in Ter Heyde and was Captain on the Dappere patriot that was fitted out in the Hague. The ship left on 13 August 1781 with 14 cannons and 52 crewmen. The very next day they encountered a British man-of-war that carried 14 cannons and had 90 crewmen. After having been chased for several hours by the British ship, the Cameleon, a heavy battle ensued between both ships that lay virtually along side of eachother. After half an hour the Dappere Patriot explode None aboard the ship escaped death. Unclear remains whether the explosion was due to a direct hit in the gunpowder room, carelessness of the crew or the choice by Verbaan of a heroic death above being capture
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Daniel Verbaanunknown1780
 
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