Recent updates

Recent Comments


Prins Willem de Eerste

Nominal Guns74
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland E-WIKI
Ship ClassPluton Group Small Variant of Téméraire Class (1805)E-WIKI
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1758-1836
CategorySecond Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1823


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)


E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Maarten Schönfeld on Wednesday 5th of January 2022 13:12

Name should be 'Willem de Eerste', referring to the then ruling monarch. Therefore not 'Prins Willem de Eerste'.
I made a similar correction to Wikipedia.

Posted by Maarten Schönfeld on Thursday 1st of July 2021 06:31

Sister ship to WASSENAER (1816) and HOLLAND (1817) (these were erroneously mentioned as built in Dunkerque)

Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 27th of May 2023 02:00PC Coker
Wednesday 24th of May 2023 23:09charles didham
Philemon DidhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1796
Monday 22nd of May 2023 19:44Hilary
Samuel SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1805
Monday 15th of May 2023 15:01Diane Oldman
John William BuckleBritish
Ship Owner
Service 1802-1847
Sunday 14th of May 2023 21:58William Maris
British sloop 'Beagle' (1804) (16) 1804-1814
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop