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Nominal Guns74DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam DWAS-1600
ConstructorJan van Rheenen (d.1722)DWAS-1600
CategorySecond RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Amsterdam Feet44.1636 (144′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"Amsterdam Feet11.324 (37′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)


1666Broadside Weight = 448 Dutch pound (487.872 lbs 221.3568 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck6 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck26 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1666345 DWAS-1600
1671369 DWAS-1600

4 Commanding Officers

1666KapiteinHendrik AdrianszoonDWAS-16001671 - 1672KapiteinJan de HanDWAS-16001672KapiteinJacob van MeeuwenDWAS-16001690KapiteinAbraham van der ZillDWAS-1600

Service History

1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head


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