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Chatham near London in 1667 - Perhaps burning Terschelling was not such a good idea Holmes!The Dutch, under nominal command of Lieutenant-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, bombarded and then captured the town of Sheerness, sailed up the River Thames to Gravesend, then up the River Medway to Chatham in Kent, where they burned three capital ships and ten lesser naval vessels and towed away the HMS Unity and the HMS Royal Charles, pride and normal flagship of the English fleet.Four of the seven American airman appear to be wearing their flying kit, easily recognisable with that fur collar.Apart from the policeman the most likely non-flyer in that group should be the man with spectacles (pilots had to have exceptional eye-sight) the British Army Captain whose name from that signature is difficult to de-cipher...Twilight was coming already and the smoke from those buildings burning down, and excessive alcohol was giving them only “troubled vision”.
The old graveyard in the former village of Stryp (also called Seeryp, Striep or Zurijp etc.) is still there, complete with some of those tombstones, and also with the foundation outlines of the holy church built there. Duyf himself; and a copy of it, also of these names etc., was in a "album of verses" too, of his daughter, Mevr.
The raid led to a quick end to the war and a favourable peace for the Dutch.
It was the worst defeat in the Royal Navy's history!
Harlingen is approx 12 kilometres south-west of Franeker and approx 30 kilometres west of Leeuwarden. When the Dutch vessels retreated towards Terschelling, the English followed, destroyed 150 Dutch vessels, and landed in the harbour of West-Terschelling.
The town was burnt to the ground by the English on this occasion which would become known as "Holmes's Bonfire" after the English admiral Holmes, the Great Fire of London in the very same year was considered by some to have been God's retribution.