Faam

1716
Nominal Guns16DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Acquired1667DWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
CategoryUnratedDWAS-1600
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1674DWAS-1600

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1667KapiteinDirk de MunnikDWAS-1600

 

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Posted by Aad van der Valk on Wednesday 28th of June 2017 18:19

* edit * Full correct name: Jacob Willemsz Hoeck. He was born in Rotterdam, but lived during his life in Schiedam. He bacame a Captain in Danish naval service and took part in the battle of Öland (commanded the 62-gun ship Enighed, 1676)and Battle of Koge Bay (1677). later he commanded the Christiana (54 guns).


Posted by Aad van der Valk on Wednesday 28th of June 2017 15:44

From 1672 to 1674 commander of the Faam: Jacobus Hoeck. Rank: commandeur / kapitein.
Jacobus Hoeck hunted privateers and was scout for Michel de Ruyter and Cornelis Tromp. He tooks part of the expedition of de Ruyter to Martinique in 1674.

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