Gorcum

12012
Gorinchem
Nominal Guns30DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Launched1639DWAS-1600
Home Port DWAS-1600
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
CategoryFifth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Expended as Fireship1671DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck115' 7"Amsterdam Feet32.5685 (106′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 3"Amsterdam Feet7.6547 (25′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 10"Amsterdam Feet2.831 (9′ 3″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck125' 0"Amsterdam Feet35.3875 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth29, 0"Amsterdam Feet 
Depth in Hold11, 5"Amsterdam Feet0.1287 (0′ 5″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Maas Feet32.648 (107′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 0"Maas Feet7.7 (25′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold9' 6"Maas Feet2.772 (9′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


13.6.1652Broadside Weight = 148 Dutch pound (161.172 lbs 73.1268 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 16-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder

7.7.1654Broadside Weight = 157 Dutch pound (170.973 lbs 77.5737 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 16-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 5-Pounder

1666Broadside Weight = 146 Dutch pound (158.994 lbs 72.1386 kg)W006
Gun Deck18 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 5-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.165212090 sailors, 30 soldiersDWAS-1600
23.6.1653112 DWAS-1600
1665158 W006
1666150 W006

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 28.9.1652Kapitein Jan Jacobszoon van Nes (d.1652)DWAS-160028.9.1652 - 10.8.1653Kapitein Willem Adriaanszoon Warmont (d.1653)DWAS-16001654Kapitein Corstiaen EldertszoonDWAS-16001667Kapitein Pieter Jacobszoon NanningW014

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
1654Refitted as a 34 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
9.6.1667Raid on the Medway

 

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