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Beek van, Cornelis.

Capt. Beek C van  on Bridge old NA small

Captain van Beek was captain on the Nieuw Amsterdam I  as seen here.

He became commodore in November 1948 and transferred from the Veendam to the Nieuw Amsterdam. (II). During the war he was stuck in Holland.  He was at that time in command of the Dinteldyk and could not get out on time.

1 Comment

  1. ELKE van Geelen

    May 12, 2024 at 6:23 pm

    “Uncle Cor” was the brother of my grandmother. Impressive man.

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