Female steerer of kerosine tanker

In times of financial crisis, the captain’s wife would work aboard as cheap or unpaid labourer, instead of hired sailors.Alongside the captain, Pierre de Bruijn, his wife Jannie de Bruijn (steerer), Ab Stout (captain) and Cornelis Schimmel (steerer) are part of the team of the „Piz Languard”.

From a conversation with Jannie de Bruijn