- James C. Bender, unpublished manuscript "Dutch Ships 1600-1700", 2005.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Vlootlijst La Hogue 2 juni 1692", 2005.
Thursday, September 22, 2005
Dutch Captain: Evert de Liefde
Evert de Liefde served the Admiralty of the Maze. In June 1674, he commanded the Griffoen, snauw, in De Ruyter's expedition to Martinique. In 1688, he was with the fleet that carried Prins Willem III to England. He commanded the Zeelandia (48 guns). He fought at the Battle of La Hougue in 1692, where the commanded the Zeven Provinciën, De Ruyter's old flagship. In 1696, he commanded the Dordrecht (72 guns). Sources: