- Lambertus van den Bosch, Leven en Bedryf van den Vermaarden Zeeheld, Cornelis Tromp, 1692.
- Luc Eekhout, Het Admiralenboek: De Vlagofficieren van de Nederlandse marine 1382-1991, 1992.
- J. C. Mollema, De Eere Rol, from Geschiedenis van Nederland ter Zee, Vol.II, 1940.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Vlootlijst 1683 bestaande uit 29 gewapende oorlogsschepen", 2005.
Friday, November 04, 2005
Dutch Captain: Thomas Vlugh
Thomas Vlugh served the Admiralty of the Noorderkwartier. He lived from about 1640 until 11 November 1683. He was promoted to captain in 1672 and Vice-Admiral on 6 October1673. In 1674, he served under Cornelis Tromp in the expedition to French coast and in the Mediterranean Sea, where he convoyed a retourvloot. In 1677, while serving as a squadron commander in the Channel, he captured a Turkish pirate and cruised against the Dunkirkers. In 1683, he served under Schepers on the expedition to Gothenburg. He was drowned on the homeward voyage with his ship Westfriesland (80 guns), when his ship was wrecked in a storm. Sources: