- Hubert Granier, Le Marechal de Coëtlogon, 2002.
- J. C. De Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen, Vol.III, 1869.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Rotterdam fregat 1695", 2005.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Rozendaal 1692", 2005.
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Dutch Captain: Samuel Forman
Samuel Forman served the Admiralty of the Maze. In 1691 and 1692, he commanded the Rotterdam (44 guns) as a convoyer off of Portugal. In 1691, he fought a French privateer off Cadiz. In 1696, he commanded the frigate Rozendaal (38 guns). He was involved in a fight against 8 Dunkirkers off Yarmouth. On 22 May 1703, in the Rotterdam, he took part in a battle with the Marquis de Coëtlogon. Sources: