Roskam

1558
Roscam
Nominal Guns26DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Hired5.1652DWAS-1600
First Commissioned1652DWAS-1600
ShipyardUnknownDWAS-1600
CategoryHired VesselDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Returned to Owners27.12.1653DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck112' 0"Amsterdam Feet31.7072 (104′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1652Broadside Weight = 90 Dutch pound (98.01 lbs 44.469 kg)W014
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 4-Pounder

6.1653Broadside Weight = 78 Dutch pound (84.942 lbs 38.5398 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
165210080 Sailors, 20 SoldiersW014
23.6.165395 DWAS-1600
4.11.165389 DWAS-1600

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1652 - 8.1653KapiteinCorstiaen EldertszoonDWAS-16008.1653 - 27.12.1653KapiteinJan FranszoonDWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
1639Launched as a merchant vesselW014
7.1652In the Dutch fleet that sailed to the ShetlandsW014
30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
6.1653Refitted as a 24 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
11.1653Sailed form the Meuse with 3 other vessels to meet Witte de With and the merchant fleet he was escorting

 

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