Dutch Sixth Rate ship 'Alarm' (1774)


Nominal Guns24M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Keel Laid Down14.8.1773M01
Home Port M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorPeter Edwards (d.1673)M01
CategorySixth RateM01
National RateSeventh Charter
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck125' 7"Amsterdam Feet35.3947 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.6254 (31′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 2"Amsterdam Feet3.6975 (12′ 1″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1774150 M01

1 Commanding Officer

1779 - 1780Kapitein MulderEWIKI

Service History

31.12.1779Affair of Fielding and Bylandt
28.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep


M01 Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
BG The London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site

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Posted by Carl Stapel on Monday 4th of June 2018 12:37

In a document at the NA inventaris 26 the ship Alarm is mentioned lying at the Nieuw Diep dated january 11th 1801 with captain J.D. Musquettier as her captain.
( collectie Siccama ). I guess the English took her in 1799 but left her behind due to old age ( 1773 ) and bad condition.

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