Nominal Guns70DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam DWAS-1600
Constructor Jan van Rheenen (d.1722)DWAS-1600
CategorySecond RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known1676DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Amsterdam Feet44.1636 (144′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"Amsterdam Feet11.6071 (38′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1664315 DWAS-1600

6 Ship Commanders

1664 - 10.1665Kapitein Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (1606/7-1676)DWAS-160011.1665 - 4.6.1666Vice-admiraal Abraham van der Hulst (1619-1666)DWAS-16001666 - 7.1666Kapitein Pieter Thomaszoon de SitterW0111667Kapitein Dirck Schey (d.1679)DWAS-16001674Schout-bij-nacht Engel Michielszoon de Ruyter (1649-1683)DWAS-160010.1.1675/76 - 1676Kapitein Gilles Schey (1644-1703)E-WIKI

Service History

1.6.1666Four Days Battle
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo


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Posted by Jules van Beek on Sunday 14th of March 2021 15:55

Spiegel is often mentioned as a three-decker. Does anyone know why Spiegel is thought to be a three-decker? Any help is much appreciated.

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