Nominal Guns36M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Home Port M01
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategorySixth RateM01
National RateSixth CharterM01
Ship TypeFrigate M01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Castor' (1781) (36)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck136' 0"Amsterdam Feet38.5016 (126′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"Amsterdam Feet10.4747 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen17' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.8127 (15′ 9″ Imperial)


1781Broadside Weight = 186 Dutch pound (202.554 lbs 91.9026 kg)GNZ4
Gun Deck26 Dutch 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1758230 M01

1 Commanding Officer

1781 - 30.5.1781Kapitein Melvill van Carnbee

2 Commissioned Officers

1781 - 30.5.1781Luitenant Cornelius Ysaac Bloys van Treslong (1763-1826)ref:1781 - 30.5.1781Luitenant William Otto Bloys van Treslong (1765-1837)ref:

Service History

30.5.1781Action of 1781-05-30


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