Mercurius

1771
Nominal Guns16M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Launched1702M01
Home Port M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategoryUnratedM01
Ship TypeSnow M01
Sailing RigSnowM01
Last Mentioned1708M01

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck78' 0"Amsterdam Feet22.0818 (72′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth21' 8 ¼"Amsterdam Feet5.9515 (19′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet2.8439 (9′ 3″ Imperial)

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1703KapiteinJ. HanedoesDWAS-16001704 - 1705KapiteinW. H SelsDWAS-16001705 - 22.6.1705KapiteinJacob de Mauregnault (d.1719)DWAS-16001706KapiteinJ . W. HartleyDWAS-16001707KapiteinD. de LeeuwDWAS-16001708KapiteinN. KievitDWAS-1600

Service History


DateEventSource
22.6.1705

Engaged with "two French ships of which the one 38 pieces with 250 men, and the other 22 pieces conducted with 210 men" and taken. Retaken later

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22.6.1705Taken by the Frenchref:

 

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