Asperen

13884
Nominal Guns32W006
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1656W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam DWAS-1600
ConstructorJan van Rheenen (d.1722)DWAS-1600
CategoryFifth RateW006
Ship TypeUnknown
Wrecked3.12.1689DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth29' 0"Amsterdam Feet8.2099 (26′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.1141 (10′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


1.4.1665Broadside Weight = 156 Dutch pound (169.884 lbs 77.0796 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck18 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 3-Pounder

1666Broadside Weight = 124 Dutch pound (135.036 lbs 61.2684 kg)W006
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 2-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.4.1665140120 sailors, 20 soldiersDWAS-1600

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661 - 6.1661KapiteinCornelis Janszoon de BoerDWAS-16007.1661 - 1661KapiteinJacob Andrieszoon Swart (c.1620-1678)DWAS-16001665 - 4.1665KapiteinAdriaen van VeenDWAS-16005.1665 - 1665KapiteinJacob Claeszoon SwartDWAS-16001666KapiteinJ. G. van HesDWAS-16001666 - 7.1666KapiteinJan Gijselszoon van LierW0111668KapiteinDirk van NieuwborgDWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
W011Kentish knockJim BenderWeb Site
 

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