Prins Maurits

Nominal Guns44DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
Constructor Jacob WittertDWAS-1600
CategoryFourth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action3.6.1665DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck119' 9"Maas Feet36.7979 (120′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth29' 9"Maas Feet9.24 (30′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"Maas Feet4.62 (15′ 1″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks6' 4"Maas Feet1.848 (6′ 0″ Imperial)


4.1655Broadside Weight = 237 Dutch pound (258.093 lbs 117.1017 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck13 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 6-Pounder

1664Broadside Weight = 306 Dutch pound (333.234 lbs 151.1946 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck26 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder

3.1664/65Broadside Weight = 226 Dutch pound (246.114 lbs 111.6666 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck16 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers

1659 - 1660Kapitein Marinus de Clerq (d.1665)DWAS-16001661 - 1663Kapitein Egbert Meeuwssen CortenaerDWAS-16001664 - 3.6.1665Kapitein Marinus de Clerq (d.1665)W014

Service History

19.5.1652Battle of Dover
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1656-1656Blockade of Danzig  

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