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Database 2: 1.481.942 passages; years 1634 - 1857.

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Years before 1634


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Search on a combination of values:
Shipmaster
Full name

Finding shipmaster names with wildcards

String ‘P*’: look for first name starting with ‘P’.
String ‘P* S*’: look for first name starting with ‘P’, patronym or surname starting with ‘S’.
String ‘* S* B*’: look for patronym (or first part of double surname) starting with ‘S’, surname with ‘B’.
String ‘*p * *son’: first name ending on P, with or without patronym, surname ending on ‘son’.
String ‘_la*’: first name starting with one (1) unknown letter, followed by ‘la’ etc.
Always close first part of search string with an ‘*’, to find names with or without ‘patronym/insertion’.
Shipmaster-full name-field can be used in combination with other fields.
N.B. ‘*’ represents zero, one or more characters, ‘_’ represents exactly one (1) character.
Home port

Finding geographical names (ports) with wildcards

String ‘K*b*h*n’: look for (variations of) København.
String ‘*pet*b*rg’: look for (variations of) St. Peterburg.
String ‘M_l*er*’: look for (variations of) Molkwerum.
String ‘_ri*la*’: look for (variations of) Friesland.
String ‘* S*’: look for (variations of) Der Schelling.
Port-field can be used in combination with other fields.
N.B. ‘*’ represents zero, one or more characters, ‘_’ represents exactly one (1) character.
Small region
Big region
Departure
Port

Finding geographical names (ports) with wildcards

String ‘K*b*h*n’: look for (variations of) København.
String ‘*pet*b*rg’: look for (variations of) St. Peterburg.
String ‘M_l*er*’: look for (variations of) Molkwerum.
String ‘_ri*la*’: look for (variations of) Friesland.
String ‘* S*’: look for (variations of) Der Schelling.
Port-field can be used in combination with other fields.
N.B. ‘*’ represents zero, one or more characters, ‘_’ represents exactly one (1) character.
Small region
Big region
Destination
Port

Finding geographical names (ports) with wildcards

String ‘K*b*h*n’: look for (variations of) København.
String ‘*pet*b*rg’: look for (variations of) St. Peterburg.
String ‘M_l*er*’: look for (variations of) Molkwerum.
String ‘_ri*la*’: look for (variations of) Friesland.
String ‘* S*’: look for (variations of) Der Schelling.
Port-field can be used in combination with other fields.
N.B. ‘*’ represents zero, one or more characters, ‘_’ represents exactly one (1) character.
Small region
Big region
Stand. geogr. names (when searching for standard names don't use a wildcard in the geoname!)
Commodity

Finding commodities with wildcards

String ‘*viin’: look for commodities ending on ‘viin’.
String ‘B*vi*n’: look for commodities starting with ‘b’, containing ‘vi’, ending on ‘n’.
String ‘*ba*l*s*’: look for variations off ‘Ballast’ (Baglast, Ballast, Ballasted, Balast etc.).
String ‘st*k*l’: look for (variations off) ‘Stenkull’.
String ‘_l*h*t’: look for (variations off) ‘Clapholt’ and ‘Klapholt’.
Commodity-field can be used in combination with other fields.
N.B. ‘*’ represents zero, one or more characters, ‘_’ represents exactly one (1) character.
Date

Finding dates with wildcards

Date ‘*-*-1750’: look for passages in 1750.
Date ‘*-*-175*’: look for passages in 1750 till 1759.
Date ‘*-8-175*’: look for passages in August in the years 1750 till 1759.
Date ‘10-*-17*5’: look for passages on the 10e of all months in the years 1705, 1715, 1725 etc.
Date ‘*-10-1755’: look for passages in October 1755.
The date-field can be used in combination with other fields.
Years -

Searching between years

You can give a starting year and an ending year with any interval-size
No wildcards allowed; the use of a date in combination with years
overrides the years
   

Remark

While searching on the field 'departure' and/or 'destination' Big region has precedence over Small region and Small region over Port.

For more information about the regions, see link