Jonge Prins

Nominal Guns28M04
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Noorderkwartier
Home Port M04
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateM04
Ship TypeShip M04
Sailing RigShip RiggedM04
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Young Prince' (1665) (38)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck122' 6"Amsterdam Feet34.5452 (113′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 3"Amsterdam Feet7.9365 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Draught Aft15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen375 3094Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 0"Amsterdam Feet7.9268 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.127 (10′ 3″ Imperial)


1654Broadside Weight = 131 Dutch pound (142.659 lbs 64.7271 kg)W014
Gun Deck2 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 5-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 2-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1652/53120 W014
1654111 DWAS-1600
1665148218 sailors, 45 soldiersM04

4 Ship Commanders

1651Kapitein Cornelis Barentszoon SlordtDWAS-16001652 - 1654Kapitein Cornelis Barentszoon SlordtW0141658Kapitein Albert Corneliszoon 't HoenW0111665 - 4.6.1665Kapitein Jan HalfhoornM04

Service History

28.8.1652Battle of Elba
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn
29.10.1658Battle of Sound
1665Refitted as a 30 gunner
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle


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