- Gerard Brandt, Het Leven en Bedrijif van den Heere Michiel de Ruiter, 1687.
- Frank Fox, A Distant Storm: the Four Days' Battle of 1666, 1996.
Sunday, September 11, 2005
Dutch Captain: Adriaan van Veen
Adriaan van Veen served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. In June 1665, he commanded the frigate Asperen (36 guns) and fought in the Battle of Lowestoft. He was assigned to Cornelis Tromp's squadron. In August 1665, he was still in the Asperen, now armed with 39 guns. He was assigned to De Ruyter's squadron. Later in August, he was in Schout-bij-Nacht Stachouwer's division. About September 11, 1665, he was operating under the command of Schout-bij-Nacht Adriaan Houttuijn. Sources: