Nel wapen 8 Aug at 11:43 Guillaume Nel (Neél) was born in Rouen, France in 1662 and was baptised the following year. As a young adult, he fled from religious persecution in France and went to Amsterdam, as the Dutch government offered Huguenot refugees safe passage to the Cape of Good Hope. He married in Amsterdam on 3 May 1685. On 19 February 1688, he, his wife and two young children left for the Cape of Good Hope on board the ship De Schelde. They arrived in Table Bay on 5 June 1688…
Painting by Anton Otto Fischer, depicting the boats of USS Constitution towing her in a calm , while she was being pursued by a squadron of British warships, 18 July Nice view of studding sails at work.
Raphael Semmes on the CSS Alabama. Semmes was also a "privateer" pirate during the Civil War. He schemed on capturing free Blacks and selling them into slavery. From a photograph, taken at Cape Town, South Africa, August
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