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|1735-1819 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen|
After 10 years service in the Netherlands, he fights with great success in Russian service against the Turkish in the Black Sea.||Returns to Holland and managed to obtain favorable peace conditions from the Sultan of Morocco by virtue of his courageous and steadfast attitude.||Distinguishes himself in 1781 in the Battle of Doggersbank in which the crew which he had trained and accustomed to strict discipline deemed themselves invincible.|| Is promoted to Lieutenant Admiral in 1793 when he prevented the French army under Dumourie to enter our country.||Leaves the country's service in 1795.|| Under the reign of King William I, he laid the foundation of the new Dutch seaforce.|| His burial site is in the New Church in Amsterdam.
|BLO fecit 17 VII 1998; add 20020210||
1952 Training Cruise on the "van Kinsbergen"
to New Guinea, part 3