Laurens Heemskerk commanded Klein Hollandia in 1659-1660 during naval operations in the Sound and the Baltic. In the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667) captain Heemskerk commanded the Vrede,
The Klein Hollandia was involved in all major battles in the second Dutch-Anglo war:
Lowestoft 13 June 1665
(commander; Vice Admiral Johan de Liefde)
Four Days’ Battle 11-14 June 1666
St. James’ Day Fight 4 en 5 August 1666
Raid on the Medway 19-24 June 1667
In August 1665, the Dutch home fleet relieved the merchant fleet at Bergen after an attack by the English navy.
Sunk in action while convoying
Built : adm. yard, Rotterdam , 1653-54
Dimensions: 133,10 x 33,5 x 13,3 Amst. feet
|Master||Nes, J. Jzn|
|People on board||264|
- De Jonge, J.C. (1869).
Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche zeewezen Deel II, p.255.