- Kurt Lemkin and / or Kurt Warnekind, both hanseatic merchants from Hamburg, are known for trading around Symbister / Whalsay. According to local tradition the "Kurt Stane" a rock in North Voe is named after one of them.
- The Dutch East Indiaman Pijlswaart (Alternative:Pilswaard) lost off Fair Isle.
- The Dutch East Indiaman Wapen Van Alkmaar (Alternative:Alkmaar) lost off Fair Isle.
- The Dutch East Indiaman Capelle lost off Fair Isle.
- The Dutch East Indiaman Het Land Von Schouwen (Alternative:Hetland Von Schouwen) lost off Fair Isle.
- There is no clear evidence that the afore mentioned Dutch East Indiamen got lost on the same day as the Reiger.
Four Dutch East India Company vessels were surprised at anchor in Bressay Sound by ten Spanish warships originating from Dunkirk. The Reiger (Alternative(s):De Reiger; De Dieger) was lost in Bressay Sound (Location of loss cited as N60 8.0 W1 7.0). A matching vessel was apparently located during WWI, possibly at West shore Bressay. The Haan was also lost in Bressay Sound. Her remains, including cannon, were discovered during harbour work developments in 1922. The De Jonas, a warship, sailed north and was run ashore and burnt to prevent capture, at either Brunt Hamarsland in Cat Firth or Gletness. The final VOC ship, the Enkhuizen was captured.