Witte Lam

1638
Lam
Nominal Guns28W014
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
Hired1652W014
ShipyardUnknownW014
CategoryHired VesselW014
Ship TypeShip W014
Sailing RigShip RiggedW014
Returned to Owners12.1652W014

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Gundeck127' 0"Amsterdam Feet35.9537 (117′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 2 ¾"Amsterdam Feet7.663 (25′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.4101 (11′ 2″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks6' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet1.7115 (5′ 7″ Imperial)

Armament


8.11.1652Broadside Weight = 125 Dutch pound (136.125 lbs 61.7625 kg)W014
Gun Deck4 Dutch 12-pounder (Brass)
Gun Deck8 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.11.165296 W014

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1652Kapitein Cornelis van HoutenW014

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1652Luitenant Jan Janszoon van de RidderstraetW014

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames Bender, Web Site
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by N.Peters on Sunday 28th of March 2021 13:44

Dear all.
I am looking for a list of crew of this ship
on this ship there was a apprentice with teh name Niels Juel, Danish seaman. Can you help me?

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