Witte Eenhoorn
Nominal Guns30W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Noorderkwartier
First Commissioned1625
Home Port W014
How acquiredPurpose builtW014
ShipyardAmsterdam W014
CategoryFourth RateW014
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1665W014


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Burthen200Dutch Last 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck125' 0"Amsterdam Feet35.3875 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth29' 0"Amsterdam Feet8.2099 (26′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.127 (10′ 3″ Imperial)


1625Broadside Weight = 136 Dutch pound (148.104 lbs 67.1976 kg)W006
Gun Deck7 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck13 Dutch 10-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

1629Broadside Weight = 139.5 Dutch pound (151.9155 lbs 68.9271 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Dutch 9-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck6 SteenStukken

14.7.1653Broadside Weight = 137 Dutch pound (149.193 lbs 67.6917 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck8 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 10-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
162585 W006
163195 DWAS-1600
164290 W014
165290 W006
14.7.1653120including 26 missingDWAS-1600

4 Commanding Officers

1642KapiteinJan TijssenW0141647 - 1649KapiteinJan GijzenDWAS-16001650 - 5.1650KapiteinPieter Allertszoon (d.1652/53)DWAS-160024.9.1652 - 20.3.1652/53KapiteinJan HeckDWAS-1600


W014 Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
W006 Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
DWAS-1600 Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook

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