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 Gillis Schey

Gillis Schey

Birth
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death 15 Jun 1703 (aged 58)
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Burial Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Plot Elisabeth Gaven Chapel, Plate No. L26
Memorial ID 11592 · View Source
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Dutch Navy Vice Admiral. Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, he served as a Vice Admiral in command of a fleet in the Amsterdam Admiralty Navy. In 1665, he distinguished himself at the Battle of Lowestoft and again at the Four Days and St. James Day battles, of 1666. He commanded the 62 guns ship Wapen van Utrecht in the fleet that brought Willem III to England, fighting in the capture of Cork in 1688 and commanded the 92 guns ship Prinses Maria at the Battle of Beach Head in 1690. He distinguished himself at La Hogue in 1692 and took part in the bombardment of Dunkirk in 1695. He died at the age of 58 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11592
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gillis Schey (5 Sep 1644–15 Jun 1703), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11592, citing Oude Kerk (Old Church), Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Find A Grave .