- Gerard Brandt, Het Leven en Bedrijif van den Heere Michiel de Ruiter, 1687.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Vlootlijst Schooneveld I 7 juni 1673", 2005.
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Dutch Naval Officer: Cornelis Boermans
Cornelis Post served the AdmiraltyAbout 16 May 1673, Cornelis Boermans commanded the fireship Vergulde Post (4 guns). He was assigned to Cornelis Tromp's squadron. He fought in the First Schoonveld Battle on 7 June 1673, where he was still with Cornelis Tromp's squadron. He was still with the fleet on 12 June, so he probably fought in the Second Schoonveld Battle, as well. He served with De Ruyter's fleet on the expedition to Martinique in 1674. He commanded the fireship Sayer (4 guns). Sources: