Prinses Royaal Maria

Nominal Guns30W006
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Home Port W006
CategoryFifth RateW006
Ship TypeShip W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship 'Princess Maria' (1652) (38)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck114' 0"Rotterdam feet35.7846 (117′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 0"Rotterdam feet8.4753 (27′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"Rotterdam feet3.7668 (12′ 4″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel114' 0"Imperial Feet34.7472 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen442 594Tons BM 


1652Broadside Weight = 178 Dutch pound (193.842 lbs 87.9498 kg)W014
Gun Deck2 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.165210080 sailors, 20 soldiersDWAS-1600

2 Ship Commanders

1.1.1645/46 - 1646Kapitein Job Forant (d.1692)DWAS-16001652 - 18.6.1652Kapitein Joost Willemszoon van CoulsterDWAS-1600

1 Flag Officer

9.1643Vice-admiraal Witte Corneliszoon de With (1599-1658)DWAS-1600

Service History

18.6.1652Taken by the British In the ChannelDWAS-1600


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