- J. C. De Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen, Vol.II, 1859.
- Carl Stapel, unpublished manuscript "Vlootlijst tocht naar Chatham", 2005.
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Dutch Naval Officer: Jean Baptiste de Graef
Jean Baptiste de Graef served the Admiralty of Amsterdam. He commanded the fireship Gouden Appel (which had a crew of 24 men) in the attack on Chatham. He was said to have "lost his courage" during the operation. Sources: