- William Laird Clowes, The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol.II, 1898.
- J. C. De Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen, Vol.III, 1869.
Thursday, February 02, 2006
Dutch Captain: Willem Baron van Wassenaer Starrenburgh
Willem Baron van Wassenaer Starrenburgh served the Admiralty of the Maze. In 1696, he commanded the Provincie van Utrecht (48 guns) in the squadron in the North Sea commanded by Captain van Zyll. In 1697, he fought a losing battle against Duguay-Trouin’s squadron. In 1702, he fought in the Battle of Vigo Bay, where he commanded the Veluwe (64 guns). He captured a Spanish Galleon. Sources: