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Isaac Sweers (1 January 1622 – 21 August 1673) was a 17th-century Dutch Vice-admiral.

Isaac Sweers
Portrait of Vice-Admiral Isaac Sweers (cropped).jpg
Sweers before 1673, by B. Vaillant
Other name(s)Ysaack Sweerts
Born(1622-01-01)1 January 1622
Nijmegen, Dutch Republic
Died21 August 1673(1673-08-21) (aged 51)
off Texel, Dutch Republic
Allegiance Dutch Republic
BranchAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Service years1649–1673
RankVice-admiral
Wars/battles
RelationsSalomon Sweers (brother)

HNLMS Isaac Sweers was a Gerard Callenburgh-class destroyer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, named after Sweers.

BibliographyEdit

  • Van der Aa, A. J. (1874). "Sweerts (Ysaack)". Biographisch Woordenboek der Nederlanden (in Dutch). 17. Haarlem: Brederode. pp. 1113–1114.
  • Herman, H. (1921). "Sweers (Isaac)". Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek (in Dutch). 5. Leiden: Sijthoff. pp. 850–851.

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