Memorial: M1382

Gravestone at Boldixum Church,  Schleswig-Holstein commemorating Tucke Olves d. 1757

Location

Church, Boldixum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Details

Description: Carved with a ship in harbour.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Sandstone

People

Olves, Tucke
Age:
Date of Death: 26/8/1757
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Born 10 Aug 1695, died in Amsterdam 26 Aug 1757 after 50 years at sea, had sailed 33 times as skipper to Greenland.
Bibliography: T. Sheppard 'Old Dutch Whalers', 'Mariners Mirror' vol. 25, pp. 50-61, (Cambridge, 1939).