Oranje

1209
Nominal Guns76W034
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Zeeland
Launched1643W034
How acquiredPurpose builtW034
ShipyardVOC Shipyard - Middelburg W034
ConstructorBaas BestevaerW034
CategoryMerchantW034
Ship TypeEast Indiaman W034
Sailing RigShip RiggedW034
Sunk in Action13.6.1665W034

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck180' 0"Amsterdam Feet50.958 (167′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"Amsterdam Feet11.8902 (39′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Aft17' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.8127 (15′ 9″ Imperial)

Armament


30.3.1665Broadside Weight = 462 Dutch pound (503.118 lbs 228.2742 kg)M04
Gun Deck14 Dutch 6-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 Dutch 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 Dutch 12-Pounder

6.1665Broadside Weight = 388 Dutch pound (422.532 lbs 191.7108 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck22 Dutch 4-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 Dutch 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 Dutch 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1665383 W006
30.3.1665325250 Sailors and 75 SoldiersW039

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665 - 13.6.1665UnknownBastiaen Censen (d.1665)M04

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by dee on Sunday 2nd of September 2012 03:56

Do you know the details on the guns? maker and dates of the casting of cannon?. did the british get any of thse guns before it sank?

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