- Frank Fox, A Distant Storm: the Four Days' Battle of 1666, 1996.
Thursday, January 19, 2006
Dutch Captain: Willem Hendrickszoon van der Veere
Willem Hendrickszoon van der Veere served the Admiralty of Zeeland. He fought in the Battle of Lowestoft on 13 June 1665 (new style), where he commanded the hoeker Zouteland (4 guns and a crew of 18 men). He was assigned to Cornelis Evertsen de Oude's squadron. On 4-5 August 1666, he fought in the St. James's Day Battle, where he commanded the three-masted yacht Prins te Paard (14 guns and a crew of 75 men). Sources: