Berend Carp

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Berend Carp
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Personal information
Full nameBernard Carp
Born(1901-04-17)April 17, 1901
Sragi, Lampung, Dutch East Indies
DiedJuly 22, 1966(1966-07-22) (aged 65)
Sailing career
Class(es)6.5 Metre
Updated on 2013-12-25.

Bernard "Berend" Carp (April 17, 1901, Sragi, Lampung, Dutch East Indies – July 22, 1966, Aerdenhout) was a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Ostend, Belgium. With helmsman and brother Joop Carp and fellow crew member Petrus Wernink, sailing the Dutch boat Oranje, Carp took the Gold in the 6.5 Metre.

Professional life[edit]

In 1922 Carp started at the de n.v. Erven Lucas Bols in Amsterdam. He advanced his career up to director in 1936. In 1946 he moved to Cape Town to lead a distillery of Lucas Bols.

Personal life[edit]

Carp financed several ornithological expeditions during the 1950s is Southern Africa (Namibia). He published the story of these expeditions in his book I Chose Africa.

Publications by Berend Carp[edit]

  • Tembo, de groote olifant: jachtavonturen in Kenya. V. H. C. de Boer, Jr. 1939. p. 298. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • A Study of the Influence of Certain Personal Factors on a Speech Judgment. Literary Licensing, LLC, 2012. p. 130. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • Your annual meeting, how to make the most of it: describing the purpose, plan, and program of health, welfare, and civic organization annual meetings, with tested methods of preparation and presentation. National Publicity Council for Health and Welfare Services. 1955. p. 168. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • I Chose Africa. H. Timmins. 1961. p. 127. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • Tribute to Isadore Freed. National Jewish Music Council. 1961. p. 4. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • Westwards from the Cape, March–September. B. Carp. 1962. p. 85. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • The Jewish Center Songster: More Than 100 Favorite Hebrew, Yiddish and English Songs for All Occasions. National Jewish Music Council. p. 96. Retrieved 2013-12-29.
  • Origins and First Years of the National Jewish Music Council. National Jewish Music Council. 1968. p. 26. Retrieved 2013-12-29.