By this pass, having obtained another from the Prince of Orange, upon the 24th of September I departed through Dort; but met with very bad tempestuous weather, being several times driven back, and obliged to lie at anchor off Keele1 , other vessels lying there waiting better weather.

View of Dordrecht from the Dordtse Kil, Jan van Goyen (1644)


  1. possibly the Dordtsche Kil – a tidal creek connecting Dort (Dordrect) with Hollands Diep -GS