Ceremonial grave Lt-Adm Michiel A de Ruyter, New Church, Amsterdam

Yearly commemoration at the crypt of the most famous opponent of England during three AngloDutch Wars, who won the Four Days Battle 1666 and orchestrated the Medway Raid.
1667. Picture shows the wreaths laid last Feb 17th by the Dutch Navy Commander in Chief, the Hungarian Ambassador, our Foundation and the mayor of The Hague, Hellevoetsluis and Flushing.