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1544
Nominal Guns20W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1666W014
How acquiredPurpose builtW014
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam W014
ConstructorJan van Rheenen (d.1722)W014
CategorySixth RateW014
Ship TypeShip of the Line W014
Sailing RigShip RiggedW014
Burnt in Action1693W014

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Amsterdam Feet28.31 (92′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet6.8073 (22′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 2 ¾"Amsterdam Feet2.8503 (9′ 4″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1666100 W014
166775 DWAS-1600

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1667KapiteinLaurens Dirckszoon BruijnDWAS-160029.10.1688 - 19.11.1688Kapitein-luitenantJan Janszoon BoutW014

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay

 

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