Bommel

1403
Nominal Guns30W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1637W014
First Commissioned1645
Home Port W014
How acquiredPurpose builtW014
ShipyardUnknownW014
CategoryFifth RateW014
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1655W014

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth28' ¾Amsterdam Feet7.9461 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11 ¾Amsterdam Feet3.1334 (10′ 3″ Imperial)

Armament


16.11.1652Broadside Weight = 142 Dutch pound (154.638 lbs 70.1622 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck20 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 4-Pounder

14.7.1653Broadside Weight = 137 Dutch pound (149.193 lbs 67.6917 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck18 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 2-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
164580 DWAS-1600
7.1653130 DWAS-1600
8.7.1653110 DWAS-1600
7.7.165480 DWAS-1600

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1639KapiteinSybrant Barendszoon WaterdrinckerDWAS-16001645 - 6.7.1651KapiteinJan UijttenhoutDWAS-16001652 - 7.1653KapiteinPieter van BrakelDWAS-16001654KapiteinJacob Andrieszoon Swart (c.1620-1678)DWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
17.9.1639Action of 18 September 1639
1653Refitted as a 34 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600


Sources


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

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