Willem Joseph Van Ghent

Willem Joseph baron van Ghent tot Drakenburgh (16 May 1626 – 7 June 1672) was a 17th-century Dutch admiral. His surname is also sometimes rendered Gendt or Gent.

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... After the second Dutch war Van Ghent was inactive as an admiral for three years ... Van Ghent's flotilla consisted of thirteen ships, mostly frigates, from the admiralties of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Zealand ... As a reward Van Ghent received a golden chain worth eight hundred guilders ...

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