Monday, 26 September 2011

Hellevoetsluis Draft Town Text (dmb)


Hellevoetsluis a fortified town of 30000, just south of Rotterdam on the North shore of the Haringvliet lake into which flow the Waal and the Maas; it was the home base of the Dutch fleet.

Baedeker Belgium and Holland 1910: not currently available
Mariana Starke’s Traveller’s Guide 1837 p588, as entry port for Rotterdam when tide is appropriate.