Every researcher of this era needs to visite the archives in Sevilla and columbus's grave and the Archives of the Las Indies.
On demand I'm doing research on the Dutch admiral Piet Hein's adventures in the Caribic. He conquered 19 ships of the Spanish silver fleet in September 1628. Only one man of his crew of his 4000 men was lightly wounded during this battle.
In 1628, the WIC (West Indies Company) sent 3 fleets to
He died one year later by Belgian pirats of Oostende
Continue on the page "Piet Hein"
In july 2010 Gaëtan went again to the Dominican Republic for 3 weeks. Diving with www.admat.org.uk/ was also on the program. Several shipwrecks where investigated. Also a new wreck was added to the database and will be in the following edition of his book.
Napoleon's ship(Le Conquérent alias La Viette) loaded with 125.000 gold coins for the payrol. She shipwrecked at the northcoast of the Dominican Republic. For this reason Napoleon had to sell his teritory to the United States.The real story with evidence.
continued on the page "La Viette". with unique evidence from archives.
This ship was the thesis of Gaëtan Algoet's doctorate.