Hof van Zeeland

Nominal Guns58M04
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Zealand
Home Port M04
How acquiredPurpose builtM04
CategoryFourth RateM04
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action4.6.1666M04


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck136' 0"Amsterdam Feet38.5016 (126′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.6254 (31′ 6″ Imperial)


3.1664/65Broadside Weight = 425 Dutch pound (462.825 lbs 209.9925 kg)M04
Gun Deck2 Dutch 36-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 16-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 5-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 4-Pounder

1666Broadside Weight = 427 Dutch pound (465.003 lbs 210.9807 kg)B184
Gun Deck2 Dutch 36-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 16-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 5-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1665280 M04
1666256 B184

2 Commanding Officers

1665Lieutenant-admiraalJohan Evertsen (1600-1666)B1841666 - 4.6.1666KapiteinSijmon Blocq (d.1666)W011

Service History

3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle


M04Dutch Fleet at Lowestoft 1665Ron von MannenBook
B184The Four Days Battle of 1666Frank L FoxBook
W011Kentish knockJim BenderWeb Site

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