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Cornelis Tromp was a Commander in chief of the Dutch navy. Tromp was born in Rotterdam, the son of Admiral Maarten Tromp and Dignom Cornelis de Haes. He served in the First Anglo-Dutch War, being promoted to Admiral after the death of Johan van Galen in the Battle of Leghorn. In the Second Anglo-Dutch War he fought at the Battle of Lowestoft, the Four Days Battle and the St. James's Day Battle. After a failure at Nieuwpoort in August 1666 he was dismissed, but returned in 1672 to fight against the French and English navies in the Third Anglo-Dutch War where he fought in all three fleet actions under Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, distinguishing himself in the Battle of Texel in 1673. In 1676 he became a lieutenant-admiral. He died in Amsterdam.

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Cornelis Tromp was a Commander in chief of the Dutch navy. Tromp was born in Rotterdam, the son of Admiral Maarten Tromp and Dignom Cornelis de Haes. He served in the First Anglo-Dutch War, being promoted to Admiral after the death of Johan van Galen in the Battle of Leghorn. In the Second Anglo-Dutch War he fought at the Battle of Lowestoft, the Four Days Battle and the St. James's Day Battle. After a failure at Nieuwpoort in August 1666 he was dismissed, but returned in 1672 to fight against the French and English navies in the Third Anglo-Dutch War where he fought in all three fleet actions under Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, distinguishing himself in the Battle of Texel in 1673. In 1676 he became a lieutenant-admiral. He died in Amsterdam. More...

 
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