Vrijheid

852
Nominal Guns74M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1783M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland M01
CategoryThird RateM01
National RateSecond CharterM01
Ship TypeShip of the Line M01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
Captured11.10.1797M01
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Vryheid' (1797) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck179' 0"Amsterdam Feet50.6749 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 9"Amsterdam Feet13.6178 (44′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"Amsterdam Feet6.2282 (20′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,526Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1797550 LH1797

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 11.10.1797KapiteinL. W. van Rossum (d.1798)LH1797

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 11.10.1797Vice-admiraalJan Willem de Winter (1761-1812)LH1797

Service History


DateEventSource
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
11.10.1797Taken by the British at the Battle of Camperdown


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
LH1797Lijst en Staet van's Lands Zeemagt in Juni 1797AuthorityBook
 

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