- Frank Fox, A Distant Storm: the Four Days' Battle of 1666, 1996.
- J.R. Tanner, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge, Vol.I, 1903.
Tuesday, May 03, 2005
English Captain: William Bustow
Apparently, Bustow is the correct spelling for William Bustow's last name. In 1664, he was lieutenant on the Unicorn. In 1666, he was captain of the fireship Young Prince. He successfully attacked and burnt Pieter Salomonszoon's ship the Liefde at the Four Days Battle. In 1667, he commanded the frigate Francis. In 1673, he commanded the Mary yacht. He was drowned in 1675, according to Pepys. Sources: