Gouden Ster

1588
Morgenstar
Gouden Star
Nominal Guns28DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1644DWAS-1600
First Commissioned1652DWAS-1600
Home Port DWAS-1600
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardUnknownDWAS-1600
CategoryFifth RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action3.3.1676/77DWAS-1600

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 0"Amsterdam Feet7.9268 (26′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.3972 (11′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


16.11.1652Broadside Weight = 117 Dutch pound (127.413 lbs 57.8097 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

14.7.1653Broadside Weight = 108 Dutch pound (117.612 lbs 53.3628 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652100 DWAS-1600
1656125105 sailors, 20 soldiersDWAS-1600
1.4.1665140120 sailors, 20 soldiersDWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
1652Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn
1665Refitted as a 36 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1667Refitted as a 32 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
1676Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship DWAS-1600
3.3.1676/771st Battle of Tobago

 

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