De Zeven Provinciën

Nominal Guns86DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
ConstructorJan Salomonszoon van den Tempel (1590-1657)DWAS-1600
CategoryFirst RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up1694DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck163' 0"Amsterdam Feet46.1453 (151′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"Amsterdam Feet12.1733 (39′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 5 ½"`Amsterdam Feet4.5425 (14′ 10″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks7' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet1.9946 (6′ 6″ Imperial)


1666Broadside Weight = 684 Dutch pound (744.876 lbs 337.9644 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck12 Dutch 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck16 Dutch 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 Dutch 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle26 Dutch 6-Pounder

1672Broadside Weight = 780 Dutch pound (849.42 lbs 385.398 kg)E-WIKI
Lower Gun Deck28 Dutch 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 Dutch 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 Dutch 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle26 Dutch 6-Pounder

1692Broadside Weight = 448 Dutch pound (487.872 lbs 221.3568 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck28 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1665415 DWAS-1600

4 Commanding Officers

1666 - 7.1666KapiteinJan van Nes Oude Boer JaepW0111667KapiteinJan Willemszoon van Nymegen (d.1673)DWAS-16008.1673 - 13.2.1673/74Kapitein-luitenantGerrit Callenburgh (1642-1722)B06713.2.1673/74 - 1675KapiteinGerrit Callenburgh (1642-1722)B067

2 Flag Officers

1666 - 1674Admiraal-generaalMichiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (1606/7-1676)DWAS-16001691Schout-bij-nachtJan SnellenDWAS-1600

1 Commissioned Officer

10.2.1670/71 - 5.3.1672/73LuitenantGerrit Callenburgh (1642-1722)B067

Service History

1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1692Refitted as a 72 gun First Rate Ship of the Line DWAS-1600
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur


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