Nominal Guns34W006
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
CategoryHired VesselW006
Ship TypeShip W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship 'Elias' (1653) (36)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Keel101' 0""Imperial Feet30.7848 
Breadth27' 6""Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold11' 6""Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen406Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck132' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet37.3821 (122′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"Amsterdam Feet8.493 (27′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.6803 (12′ 0″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks6' 6"Amsterdam Feet1.853 (6′ 0″ Imperial)


11.1652Broadside Weight = 187 Dutch pound (203.643 lbs 92.3967 kg)W014
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1652112 W014

2 Ship Commanders

1652 - 28.2.1652/53Kapitein Jacob Sijvertsen Spanheim (d.1653)DWAS-16003.1652/53 - 1653Kapitein-luitenant Frans Franszoon SluyterDWAS-1600

1 Commissioned Officer

1652 - 3.1652/53Luitenant Frans Franszoon SluyterW014

Service History

30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
3.1652/53Noted as needing repairs after the Battle of PortlandW014
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1652-1652Dutch Fleet to the Shetlands (1652)  

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