Vlissingen

1246
Nominal Guns46DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Zealand
Launched1653DWAS-1600
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardVlissingen DWAS-1600
ConstructorWillem JanssenDWAS-1600
CategoryFourth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1674DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Amsterdam Feet36.803 (120′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.3423 (30′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.6932 (12′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


1665Broadside Weight = 258 Dutch pound (280.962 lbs 127.4778 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
165490 DWAS-1600
1672204 DWAS-1600

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1654KapiteinCornelis Evertsen (1610-1666)DWAS-16001666 - 7.1666KapiteinJan MathijszoonW0111672KapiteinJan le Sage (d.1652/53)DWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
13.3.1671/72Battle of Smyrna Convoy
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
W011Kentish knockJim BenderWeb Site
 

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