Mercurius

1508
Vliegende Mercurius
Nominal Guns20DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Launched1689DWAS-1600
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
ConstructorJan Salomonszoon van den Tempel (1590-1657)DWAS-1600
CategorySixth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1697DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck86' 0"Amsterdam Feet24.3466 (79′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet6.8073 (22′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold9' 8 ¼"Amsterdam Feet2.5543 (8′ 4″ Imperial)

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 16.5 Dutch pound (17.9685 lbs 8.1528 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck10 Dutch 3-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch Swivel

10.1692Broadside Weight = 34 Dutch pound (37.026 lbs 16.7994 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck2 Dutch 4-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 3-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1690KapiteinW. LamoreuxDWAS-16001693KapiteinB. EngelberghDWAS-16001695 - 1696KapiteinJ. BisschopDWAS-1600

 

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