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Peter Swart 19th September 2019
Captain's son Jan Doen from Hoorn

Captain's son Jan Doen from Hoorn

On 20th May 1715, Jan Doen reported aboard the Huis te Warmelo. He was barely 15 years old, the son of a navy captain and lived in Hoorn. In the payment register…

Peter Swart 1st August 2019
Three surgeons

Three surgeons

The treatment of the ill and injured aboard the Huis te Warmelo was in the hands of three surgeons: first surgeon Jan Swart from Egmond aan Zee, second surgeon Claas…

Peter Swart 1st May 2019
Descendants of Dirk Thomasz Meerder

Descendants of Dirk Thomasz Meerder

On 1st May 2019 mayor Frank Streng welcomed the 87-year-old Frans Visser at the Medemblik town hall. Frans is a descendant of Dirk Thomasz Meerder who in 1715 served…

Peter Swart 14th April 2019
Third steersman Cornelis Vis

Third steersman Cornelis Vis

Cornelis Vis from Medemblik was third steersman of the frigate Huis te Warmelo. Together with the first and second steersman, he was in charge of navigation. The…

Peter Swart 6th February 2019
A sailmaker from Grootebroek

A sailmaker from Grootebroek

It is often difficult to determine which people died in a shipping disaster. Their funeral was not recorded in the burial books. No impost (tax) on burial was paid…

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…