Draak

1424
Nominal Guns24M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1748M01
Home Port M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorCharles BentamM01
CategorySixth RateM01
National RateEighth Charter
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured1799M01

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Amsterdam Feet39.634 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"Amsterdam Feet10.1916 (33′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Forward6' 3"Amsterdam Feet1.7758 (5′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Aft7' 0"Amsterdam Feet1.9817 (6′ 6″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1748226 M01

Service History


DateEventSource
12.9.1799Taken by Arrow (28) off the Vlie


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 12:36

What year are you referring to. Probably isn't this vessel as it belongs to the Dutch Navy and wouldn't regularly carry passengers and certainly not slaves.


Posted by Vijayalakshmi Teelock on Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 09:58

would like to know moew abou this ship's voyage and whether it is the same Draak who went to sri Lanka and then to Mauritius as she was in difficulty. would like to know the passengers and any slaves on board.

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