The Dutch 800 ton Zeven Provincien, circa 1665, was one of the most formidable warships of her era. During her successful 28 year career the flagship of deRuyter & Tromp fought Spanish, English, French warships and Mediterranean pirates.
1667: Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter destroys the British fleet at Chatham
Four Days Battle between the British and the Dutch fleet
"The surrender of the Royal Prince during the Four Days' Battle" by Willem van de Velde the Younger
Raid on Chatham (Raid on Medway), 17-23 June 1667-17th Century, Battle Scenes…
Überfall im Medway/Schlacht von Chatham (9-14.July old style protestant england Julian calendar=19-24.July Dutch Gregorian new calendar)/Admiral de RUYTER+ Cornelis de WITT Mayor of Dordrecht and other Admirals go on board of the Dutch Flagship Zeven Provincien in June 1667/ painting by E.Koster 1857