Captain Jumelet was a shipsmaster in the 1950’s and 60’s.
He was born on 16 August 1900 in Bruinisse, the Netherlands. (in the South West part of the country) and joined Holland America on 4 November 1920.
He was promoted to chief Officer during World War II and was promoted to Captain on 4 April 1951.
He was married (at the time of his retirement 1961) and lived with wife and four children in Amsterdam.
Capt. Jacob Jumelet retired on 25 Sept 1961 from the ms Westerdam after 41 years at sea.
(Source NASM news nbr 97 October 1961)
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