Arms of Holland

Nominal Guns34B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate ship 'Wapen van Holland' (1639) (30)
First Commissioned1653B028
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland W006
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Blown Up7.1655BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Burthen200Dutch Last 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1653150 BWAS-1603

4 Ship Commanders

1653 - 12.1653Captain Francis HarditchW01412.1653 - 1654Captain Robert ColemanW0141654 - 1655Captain Robert StoreyBWAS-16031655 - 7.1656Captain Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)BWAS-1603

Service History

1653Escorting East Coast colliers during the WinterBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
7.1656Blown up by accident on the voyage home from the West Indies with heavy loss of lifeBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West Indies William Penn (1621-1670) 

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