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January 2018

Peter Swart 1st January 2018
Captain with VOC background

Captain with VOC background

The frigate Huis in Warmelo was commanded by captain François de Groot from Alkmaar. He was appointed as captain by the States General on 21st March 1713 , in the…

Peter Swart 1st January 2018
The Groenebroek family from Medemblik

The Groenebroek family from Medemblik

Pieter Groenebroek from Medemblik was second lieutenant on the frigate Huis in Warmelo. In rank he came after the captain and the first lieutenant. Groenebroek was…

Peter Swart 1st January 2018
What was written in  the newspaper in 1715?

What was written in the newspaper in 1715?

Three weeks after the accident, the Oprechte Haerlemsche courant reported on the fate of the frigate Huis te Warmelo: ‘Amsterdam on 13th September. The warship…