Author Results for Gabor Szommer

Notes:Pieter Adriaensz Blanckert: Another survivor of the Liefde’s voyage to Japan

By Gabor Szommer

When the arrival of the first Dutch ship in Japan, the Liefde, in 1600 is examined in the historical literature, one survivor tends to overshadow the rest of the crew, William Adams. Although information about Adams’s early years is very limited, new books about him are published regularly, adding little, if anything, to our knowledge […] Read More

Filed under: Shipwrecks | Pacific
Subjects include: Biography