Blauwe Arend

1400
Nominal Guns28W006
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
Hired1652W006
ShipyardUnknownW006
CategoryHired VesselW006
Ship TypeShip W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Returned to Owners11.1653W006

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck127' 0"Amsterdam Feet35.9537 (117′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet7.9397 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 2 ¾"Amsterdam Feet3.4165 (11′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


1652Broadside Weight = 105 Dutch pound (114.345 lbs 51.8805 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

11.1652Broadside Weight = 125 Dutch pound (136.125 lbs 61.7625 kg)W014
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

1653Broadside Weight = 125 Dutch pound (136.125 lbs 61.7625 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

6.1653Broadside Weight = 121 Dutch pound (131.769 lbs 59.7861 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1652105 W014

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 4.1653KapiteinDirck PaterDWAS-16004.1653 - 5.1653Kapitein-luitenantHendrick Hendrickszoon HeijDWAS-16005.1653 - 8.1653KapiteinHendrik Claeszoon van der StreeckDWAS-16009.1653 - 11.1653Kapitein-luitenantGodefriet van BerentDWAS-1600

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 4.1653LuitenantHendrick Hendrickszoon HeijDWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
11.1652-12.1652Dutch Anti-Smuggling Squadron (1652/11)  

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
 

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