Wapen van Hoorn

Witte Eenhorn
Nominal Guns24W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Noorderkwartier
Home Port W014
How acquiredPurpose builtW014
CategorySixth RateW014
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Other Vessels hulk 'Arms of Horn' (1673)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 0"Amsterdam Feet7.6437 (25′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.1141 (10′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen150Dutch Last 


1636Broadside Weight = 125 Dutch pound (136.125 lbs 61.7625 kg)W006
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck19 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck3 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder

1654Broadside Weight = 132 Dutch pound (143.748 lbs 65.2212 kg)W006
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder

27.1.1664/65Broadside Weight = 4 Dutch pound (4.356 lbs 1.9764 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder

27.4.1665Broadside Weight = 124 Dutch pound (135.036 lbs 61.2684 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 20-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1636110 SNForum
164587 DWAS-1600
1652100 W014
1656120 SNForum
1658105 SNForum
27.4.1665154126 sailors, 10 marines, 18 soldiersDWAS-1600
2.4.1666140120 sailors, 20 soldiersDWAS-1600

8 Commanding Officers

1638 - 1639KapiteinJan Corneliszoon Keert de KoeDWAS-16001647KapiteinClaes TesselaarDWAS-16001647KapiteinJan GijzenDWAS-16001648 - 28.2.1652/53KapiteinPieter Allertszoon (d.1652/53)W01428.2.1652/53 - 26.4.1653KapiteinAllert Janszoon TamessenW01426.4.1653 - 1658KapiteinClaes AllertszoonDWAS-16001665KapiteinClaes Corneliszoon HenDWAS-16001666KapiteinGerrit Claessen PosthoornDWAS-1600

1 Commissioned Officer

1652 - 28.2.1652/53LuitenantClaes AllertszoonDWAS-1600

Service History

1648Funded as a convoyer by the Admiralty of the NoorderkwartierW014
1652Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
1658Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Ship
29.10.1658Battle of Sound
1665Refitted as a 34 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
1666Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
25.7.1666St James Day Battle


W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
SNForumSailing Navies (Forum) Web Site

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