Monday, 21 November 2016

Thomas Vink

Do you recognize this name ?

We know Thomas Vinck already. 
He was together with Hendrik Vlieland on the Aufwarther .
He was captured and said he was from Leer in Germany 

First name(s) : Thomas
Last name :Vink
Year :1810
Nationality :Dutch
Service number -
Rank -
Ship name -
Name of ship or camp received from :Magnet
Prison camp or ship :North Yarmouth
Country of imprisonment :England
Conflict :Napoleonic Wars
Archive :The National Archives
Archive reference :ADM 103/460
Document details:Register of Dutch POWs, Yarmouth, 1810-1811
Record set :Prisoners of War 1715-1945
Category :Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory :Regimental & service records
Collections from :Great Britain
translation 2015
We Georg Paul Schott consul
of his Majesty the King of Prussia, at the city´sof the Maas.
Residing in Rotterdam
Declare and certify  providing that ,at the request
to the glory of Bentinks agent here
to all concerned that the master
Hendrik Vlieland
Master of the ship Der Aufwarther
van Knipshausen
shown his documents to us en declares dat he
 is meaning to sail his ship to Embden.
with his crew 
coxswain Corn(elis) Vinck from Leer earning in a week 6 guilders
sailor Klaas Schie from Embden                                         5 guilders
Cook Tomas Vinck from Leer                                             5 guilders
Cooksmate Jacob Tol from Blunswees                             3 guilders
who are in service of this ship.

To approve all this , we sealed the declarition with the Royal Consular seal and our signature
             Rotterdam 3 Feb 1804                                       G.P.Schott
*note 2015 This paper belongs to the prizepapers of the Aufwaerdter .
Note The crew was not really  from Prussia but from Noordwijk Holland.

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