Nominal Guns32DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Friesland
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
CategoryFourth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Black Spread Eagle' (1665) (48)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen367Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck132' 0"Amsterdam Feet37.3692 (122′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 0"Amsterdam Feet8.7761 (28′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.9763 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks6' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet1.7115 (5′ 7″ Imperial)


1665Broadside Weight = 208 Dutch pound (226.512 lbs 102.7728 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1658115 DWAS-1600
1665199 DWAS-1600

1 Commanding Officer

1658KapiteinLaurens DegelcampDWAS-1600

Service History

1665Refitted as a 38 gun Fourth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
3.9.1665Taken by Adventure (32) the North SeaBWAS-1603


DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Carl Stapel on Wednesday 9th of May 2018 17:15

This ship was bought in 1652 at Zaandam NA 1.13.06 inv 48 and according to the secrete loketkas NA 1.01.02 inv 12561.128.bought in stead of the paid off Graaf Willem and the laid off yacht Waterhondt. In the secrete loketkas NA 1.01.02 inv 12582.21 is mentioned : gekocht or bought

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