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Klein Hollandia

Hollandia Cleyn Hollandia
Nominal Guns54DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
CategoryFourth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action1672DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck133' 10"Amsterdam Feet37.6523 (123′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 5"Amsterdam Feet9.1235 (29′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 3"Amsterdam Feet3.706 (12′ 1″ Imperial)


3.1664/65Broadside Weight = 373 Dutch pound (406.197 lbs 184.2993 kg)M04
Gun Deck3 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck21 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 6-Pounder

6.1665Broadside Weight = 342 Dutch pound (372.438 lbs 168.9822 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck22 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 4-Pounder

1666Broadside Weight = 348 Dutch pound (378.972 lbs 171.9468 kg)B184
Gun Deck22 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1664/65300 M04
1666250 B184

3 Ship Commanders

Quirijn van den KerckhoffDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1602-1702
7.1666 - 1666Kapitein
Evert van GelderDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1615-1715
Jan Janszoon van NesDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1736

1 Flag Officer

1665 - 7.1665Vice-admiraal
Jan Evertszoon de LiefdeDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1673

Service History

3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle


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Posted by George Hornby on Thursday 2nd of February 2023 12:01

In 2019 a wreck was discovered off Eastbourne. It has been identified as the Klein Hollandia. She was carrying large blocks of Italian marble and other goods as well as being equipped as a warship. Please see the Nautical Archaeology Society website for information and images.

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