Beschermer

1267
Nominal Guns54W006
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1665W006
Home Port W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardUnknownW006
CategoryFourth RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured12.12.1677W006
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Defenseur' (1677) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck141' 8 ¾"Amsterdam Feet39.9364 (131′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"Amsterdam Feet11.324 (37′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.9634 (13′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 340 Dutch pound (370.26 lbs 167.994 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck24 Dutch 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck8 Dutch 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 Dutch 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1666290 W006
1672208 W006
1674282 DWAS-1600

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1666KapiteinWillem van der Zaan (1621-1669)DWAS-16001667KapiteinThomas TobiaszoonDWAS-16001672KapiteinJan Noirot (d.1676)DWAS-16001672 - 1673KapiteinDavid SweriusDWAS-16001674KapiteinPieter Thomaszoon de SitterDWAS-16001676 - 12.12.1677KapiteinJacob Binckes (1637-1677)DWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
3.3.1676/771st Battle of Tobago
11.12.16772nd Battle of Tobago


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
 

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