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Peter Swart 24th May 2021
Pieter Jorisz Groenebroek

Pieter Jorisz Groenebroek

Pieter Groenebroek was second lieutenant on the frigate Huis te Warmelo. He came from Medemblik. His name recently surfaced in a deed from an Amsterdam...

Peter Swart 20th February 2021
The skipper's house

The skipper's house

On the Vooreiland in Medemblik, there are three houses with a stepped gable in a row. They were built in the seventeenth century and form...

Peter Swart 19th January 2021
Cook Gerrit Hendriksz Kes

Cook Gerrit Hendriksz Kes

Gerrit Hendriksz Kes served as a ship's cook at the Huis te Warmelo. His place on the ship was the galley, the common name for...

Peter Swart 5th October 2020
Auke Visser and the Lieveloo family

Auke Visser and the Lieveloo family

On the internet there is a family tree of the Lieveloo family with the name Auke Dirksz Visser. He was assistant steward on the frigate...

Peter Swart 10th August 2020
Sorrow of a seaman's wife

Sorrow of a seaman's wife

Dirk Thomasz Meerder, the first lieutenant of the frigate Huis te Warmelo, was married to Annetjen Karstens. We know little about Dirk's career, but presumably...

Peter Swart 8th July 2020
Auke Visser from Medemblik

Auke Visser from Medemblik

Auke Visser was an assistant steward at the frigate Huis te Warmelo. The steward and his assistants had to supervise the ship's provisions and were...

Peter Swart 13th May 2020
Bells and cannon roar

Bells and cannon roar

You will find the names of those on board the Huis te Warmelo in baptismal and marriage registers, notarial deeds and court documents. But they...

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...

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...

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...