- Luc Eekhout, Het Admiralenboek: De Vlagofficieren van de Nederlandse marine 1382-1991, 1992.
- J. C. De Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen, Vol.IV, 1861.
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Dutch Captain: Lucas de Veth
Lucas de Veth served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. He was born at Gouda on 19 March 1670, and he died on the North Sea on 22 December 1715. He was appointed as an extraordinary captain ni 1696. He commanded in the attack on Vigo Bay in 1702, and participated in the capture of Gibraltar en Barcelona in 1705. He was promoted to captain in 1706. On 22 September 1722, he was promoted to Schout-bij-Nacht. In 1715, he had orders to the Baltic squadron. He died from sickness on board his ship in 1715. Sources: