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Nominal Guns74M01
NationalityBatavian Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
Keel Laid Down1795M01
Launched9.8.1796M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorR. DormanRWAS
CategoryThird RateM01
National RateSecond Charter
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured30.8.1799M01
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Princess of Orange' (1799) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck168' 5"Imperial Feet51.2083 
Length of Keel135' 1"Imperial Feet41.1487 
Breadth46' 2"Imperial Feet14.0293 
Depth in Hold18' 5 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,565 2094Tons BM 

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 30.8.1799Vice-admiraalSamuel Story (1752-1811)BG

Service History


DateEventSource
30.8.1799Originally given to the Russians but ceded to the British by Paul IRWAS
30.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter
30.8.1799Taken by the British in the Vlieter off Texel


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01 Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
RWAS Russian Warships in the Age of SailJohn Tredrea and Eduard SozaevBook
BG The London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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