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1435
Nominal Guns28DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
Hired1652DWAS-1600
Home Port DWAS-1600
ShipyardUnknownDWAS-1600
CategoryHired VesselDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Returned to Owners11.1653DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck116' 0"Amsterdam Feet32.8396 (107′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 0"Amsterdam Feet7.9268 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.1141 (10′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


11.1652Broadside Weight = 125 Dutch pound (136.125 lbs 61.7625 kg)W014
Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652105 W014

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 11.1653KapiteinJacob Corneliszoon SwartW014

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 11.1653LuitenantAfweris LerielrieW014

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
1.6.1652On June 1, 1652, Captain Swart was with Tromp's fleet. On that date, he escorted in one of the seven merchantmen that had been stopped by Captain Anthony Young's squadron
8.6.1652with Tromp's fleet, returning from the Shetlands
10.10.1652There was a report that Captain Swart's ship had sailed to the Texel, with other ships, without permission
4.1653Lying in the TexelNRS037
24.8.1653With Witte de With's fleet

 

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