Huis ts Jaarsvelt
Nominal Guns44W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
First Commissioned1651W014
Home Port W014
How acquiredPurpose builtW014
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland W014
CategoryFourth RateW014
Ship TypeShip W014
Sailing RigShip RiggedW014


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Amsterdam Feet36.803 (120′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.0592 (29′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.6803 (12′ 0″ Imperial)


1752Broadside Weight = 250 Dutch pound (272.25 lbs 123.525 kg)W014
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1653150 W014

3 Ship Commanders

1649Schout-bij-nacht Joris van Cats (1590-1654)DWAS-16001651 - 1652Kapitein Joris van Cats (1590-1654)W0141652 - 3.1.1652/53Kapitein Johan van Galen (1604-1652/53)W014

Service History

28.8.1652Battle of Elba
30.1.1652/53Wrecked on uncharted rocks 16 miles from Livorno


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Posted by Pieter on Wednesday 11th of July 2012 06:45

Is there any photo of the warship Jaarsveld available.

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