Sint Pieter

Nominal Guns28DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Rotterdam
Home Port DWAS-1600
CategoryHired VesselDWAS-1600
Ship TypeFluit
Last known1654DWAS-1600
BecomesVenetian hired ship 'San Pietro' (1649) (28)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:617
Length of Gundeck123' 0"Venetian Piedi42.7671 (140′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 0"Venetian Piedi9.7356 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"Venetian Piedi4.1724 (13′ 8″ Imperial)


1652Broadside Weight = 101 Dutch pound (109.989 lbs 49.9041 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1652122 W014

4 Commanding Officers

1652 - 7.1652KapiteinAdriaen de Zeeuw (d.1652)W0147.1652 - 8.1652KapiteinSijmen Corneliszoon van der MeerW0148.1652 - 1653LuitenantJan Janszoon van der ValckW0145.10.1653 - 10.1654KapiteinJan Evertszoon de Liefde (1619-1673)DWAS-1600

1 Commissioned Officer

1652 - 8.1652LuitenantJan Janszoon van der ValckW014

Service History

17.6.1652Action of 1652-06-17
16.8.1652Battle of Plymouth
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock


Previous comments on this page

Posted by Stuart Wicks on Thursday 1st of January 2015 16:46

This ship has been confused with the Sint Pieter (ID 1583).
This one was of the VOC Amsterdam and (according to Rif Winfield) also fought at:
1652/12/10 Battle of Dungeness
1653/02/18 Battle of Portland
1653/06/02-03 Battle of Gabbard

Vreughenhil, A. claims she was captured by the Italians in 1654.

However, a "San Pietro", described as a hired Dutch ship, fought for the Venetians at the 3rd Battle of the Dardanelles on 26-27 June 1656 (and was burned) and could have been this ship.

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