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 which year Delft, Hoorn and Enkhuizen lost their chambers and Middelburg and Rotter- dam merely kept selling agencies. Everywhere, Amsterdam included, shipyards were dismantled and where possible made over to the navy, employees being dismissed. Direc- tors had also been dispensed with, while for some years shareholders vainly instituted proceedings for recognition of their right to compensation.

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