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Dutch corsair based in Duinkerken and one time officer under Jacques Colaert........Dutch privateer who commanded a ship that had 8 cannons and over 60 crewmen. He and his ship were part of a fleet of 12 privateers that sailed from Duinkerken in 1600. They attacked a Dutch fleet of fishing-vessels near the Scottish coast on August 14. 25 fishing-boats were burned and sunk. After several privateer ships left on their own, the rest of the fleet, 7 vessels, continued attacking Dutch fishing-boats in the Noordzee. On 19 August the fleet again attacked several fishing-boats. After this raid he returned with his vessel to the port of Duinkerken. In 1602 his ship was part of a squadron that tried to sail from Duinkerken despite a large blockade of 17 Dutch war-ships. He managed to leave the port without being noticed, as did the ship of Michiel Jacobsen, but the third ship was not so lucky. This vessel, commanded by Andries Dirksen, was chased and run aground on the beach near Nieuwpoort.
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Willem Jansenunknown1600
 
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Anthonis Rijcxunknown1585
 
1601unknown
 Privateer active in the years 1585 - 1601 from Duinkerken. He had a letter of Marque from the Spa...
William Crastonunknown1590
 
1601unknown
 
Baltazar de Cordesunknown1598
 
16011601?
 a Dutch corsair who fought against the Spanish during the early 17th Century. Born in the Netherl...
Olivier van Noort15581598
 
16011627, Feb 22
 the first Dutchman to circumnavigate the world. His ships were poorly equipped, especially in the...
Marcantonio Calefati1545, May 11565
 
16021602, Nov 10
 On 12 March 1568, after he had already participated in the War of Malta (1565) and that of Hungar...
Grace O'Malley15301550
 
16031603
 chieftain of the Ó Máille clan in the west of Ireland, following in the footsteps of her father...
Sir Michael Geare1565 ca1584
 
1603unknown
 a 16th-century English sailor, privateer and merchant. One of the many Sea Dogs who plagued the S...
Sir James Lancaster15541591
 
16031618
 a prominent Elizabethan trader and privateer, active in India during the late 16th century. In 15...
George Cliffordunknown1558
 
1605unknown
 an English peer, naval commander and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I. He helped to prepare an exped...
Murat Reis the Elder15341560
 
1608/381608/9/38
 an Albanian privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Navy. He is regarded as one of the most importan...
John Oxenham15361570
 
16091580
 Elizabethan Sea Dog and associate of Sir Francis Drake during the early years of the Anglo-Spanis...
Jan Claasenunknown1590
 
1609unknown
 Dutch privateer in the service of Spain in 1599. He sailed from the port of Duinkerken. He attack...
Adriaan Dirksenunknown1590
 
1609unknown
 Dirksen was vice-admiral and member of the board of admirals of Duinkerken in 1597. In May 1599 h...
Amyas Prestonunknown1590
 
16091609
 an English privateer of the Elizabethan period. Prestin came from Cricket St Thomas in Somerset. ...
Elizabeth Shirland15771590
 
1609unknown
 she was born around 1577 in Devonshire, England. Elizabeth and some of her family joined a group ...
Anthony Shirley15651590
 
16091637
 an English traveller, whose imprisonment in 1603 by King James I caused the English House of Comm...
Cornelius Gollunknown1598
 
1609unknown
 
Mahieu Jacobsenunknown1599
 
1609unknown
 Privateer in the service of Spain at the end of the 16th and at the beginning of the 17th century...
Peter Loveunknown1590
 
16101610
 an English pirate, said to have been born in Lewes, Sussex. He was the captain of the Priam, and ...
Richard Bishop1550 ca1561
 
16171617 ca
 Pirate of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. ..... English pirate. He served in the Mediterra...
William Parkerunknown1587
 
16171617
 an English captain and privateer, and also Mayor of Plymouth. He was born near Plymouth and wa...
Christopher Newport 15611588
 
16171617
 an English seaman and privateer. He is best known as the captain of the Susan Constant, the large...
Sir Walter Raleigh1554 ca1569
 
16181618, Oct 29
 an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer. He i...
John Ward [1]1552/531590
 
16191622
 a notorious English pirate around the turn of the 17th century who later became a Barbary Corsair...
Jacob Willekens1564/711590
 
16391633/1649
 a Dutch admiral on a fleet to the Dutch Indies, and a herring seller, who went to sea again at th...
Catalina de Erausounknown1585
 
1650unknown
 
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