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Jan Jacobsen (English service)

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Type  Privateer
Rank  Captain
Battles/wars  Second Anglo-Dutch War
Battles and wars  Second Anglo-Dutch War
Years active  1660s
Base of operations  Dunkirk
Died  1667
Allegiance  England
Born  fl. 1665Flanders

Jan Jacobsen (fl. 1665–1667) was a mid-17th-century Flemish-born Dutch corsair and privateer. Operating out of France with other Dunkirkers such as Karel Verburg and Jan Jansen Gouverneur, he acted on behalf of England during the Second Anglo-Dutch War in the mid-1660s.

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