Berend Carp

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Berend Carp
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Personal information
Full name Bernard Carp
Nationality Dutch
Born (1901-04-17)April 17, 1901
Sragi, Lampung, Dutch East Indies
Died July 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 in 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 by the de n.v. Erven Lucas Bols in Amsterdam. He carreed 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 Southeren Africa (Namibia). He published the story of these expeditions in his book I Chose Africa.

Publications by Berend Carp[edit]