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Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter


NationalityDutch 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth24.3.1606/7CSORN
First Known Service24.3.1606/7CSORN
FatherAdriaen Michielszoon
MotherAagje Jansdochter
WifeMaayke Velders (d 1631)
SonE-WIKI
Last Known Service29.4.1676CSORN
Date of Death29.4.1676

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16415.11.1641
Haas (26) 1641-1641
Dutch 26 Gun
Hired Ship
, Schout-bij-nacht and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
4.11.1641 Commanded the Rearguard at the Battle of Cape St Vincent 
1652 
Neptunus (28) 1634-1653
Dutch 28 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-admiraal
W014
19.5.1652 Battle of Dover 
16.8.1652 Commanded the Main division at the Battle of Plymouth 
9.165210.1652
Henrietta Louise (48) 1635-1664
Dutch 48 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman
, Commandeur and Commanding Officer
W011
28.9.1652 Battle of Kentish Knock 
11.2.1652/534.1653
Witte Lam (34) 1652-1653
Dutch 34 Gun
Hired Ship
, Kapitein and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
4.16535.1653
Gekroonde Liefde (24) 1653-1653
Dutch 24 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-admiraal
DWAS-1600
9.16536.1654
Huis te Kruiningen (58) 1653-1677
Dutch 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Kapitein and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
16541659
Huijs te Zwieten (60) 1653-1660
Dutch 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Vice-admiraal and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
1656 
Tijdverdrijf (52) 1655-1683
Dutch 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Kapitein and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
1658 
Hilversum (62) 1655-1665
Dutch 62 Gun
Hired Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-admiraal
E-WIKI
166410.1665
Spiegel (70) 1663-1676
Dutch 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Kapitein and Commanding Officer
DWAS-1600
1665 
Hollandia (80) 1665-1683
Dutch 80 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer,
W014
1666 Admiraal-generaal 
16661674
De Zeven Provinciën (86) 1665-1694
Dutch 86 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiraal-generaal
DWAS-1600
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the The Dutch Fleet at the Four Days Battle 
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Center (First) Squadron at the Four Days Battle 
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Center Division, 1st Squadron at the Four Days Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666Commanded the Second Squadron at the St James Day Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666Commanded the First Squadron at the St James Day Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666Commanded the First Squadron, Center division at the St James Day Battle 
28.5.1672 Commanded the Center Squadron at the Battle of Solebay 
28.5.1673 Commanded the Center Squadron at the First Battle of Schooneveld 
8.1.1675/76 Commanded the Second Squadron at the Second battle of Stromboli 
22.4.1676 Commanded the 1st Dutch Squadron at the Battle of Agosta 


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