Gouden Leeuwin

Gouden Leeuwinne
Nominal Guns30DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Zeeland
First Commissioned1652DWAS-1600
Home Port DWAS-1600
ShipyardZeeland - Netherlands DWAS-1600
CategoryHired VesselDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Returned to Owners11.1653DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet7.6566 (25′ 1″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks6' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet1.7115 (5′ 7″ Imperial)


1652Broadside Weight = 144 Dutch pound (156.816 lbs 71.1504 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder

1653Broadside Weight = 157 Dutch pound (170.973 lbs 77.5737 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1652120 W014

2 Commanding Officers

1652 - 21.2.1652/53KapiteinJohannes RegermorterW01421.2.1652/53 - 1653KapiteinAdriaen VermeulenW014

Service History

19.5.1652Battle of Dover
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland

Notes on Ship

Eight different size guns are listed:

  • bronze 24pdr

  • iron 12pdr

  • bronze 18pdr

  • iron 18pdr

  • bronze 12pdr klokwijs (chambered)

  • iron 8pdr

  • iron 6pdr

  • iron 3pdr guns


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