The Savage Seas
IJ- June 21, 1660
In port, Sint Maarten, Lesser Antilles.
From the journal of Izaak de la Rey
After a pleasant crossing of the Atlantic as a passenger rather than crew, enjoying the company of my fellow companions, we arrive in the port of Philipsburg upon the island of Sint Maarten aboard Captain Ketter’s Zangvogel .
Once ashore we quickly secured a room at dockside boarding house, where we left Francesca who had come down with a case of food poisoning at the end of our passage.
Josette secured employment at the Rusty Hook,