Gravestone at Boldixum church, Schleswig-Holstein commemorating Petersen Petersen d. 1749
Church, Boldixum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Rest of the World
'...after sailing for 18 years as a ship's captain, he was called to his last reckoning in the waters of Greenland by the will of God and so reached his life's end at the age of 49 years 12 weeks'
Date of Death: 27/5/1749
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Bibliography: T. Sheppard 'Old Dutch Whalers', 'Mariners Mirror' vol. 25, pp. 50-61, (Cambridge, 1939).