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Wassenaar

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Wassenaer
Nominal Guns68M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Launched1781M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardRotterdam Naval Yard - Rotterdam M01
Constructor
Jan Salomonszoon van den TempelDutch
Ship Builder
Service 1767-1782
M01
CategoryThird RateM01
National RateThird CharterM01
Ship TypeShip of the LineM01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
Captured11.10.1797M01
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Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck167' 0"Amsterdam Feet47.2777 (155′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 3"Amsterdam Feet13.0355 (42′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 0"Amsterdam Feet5.662 (18′ 6″ Imperial)

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1782Unknown
G. OorthuisDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1781
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1795Kapitein
Cornelius Ysaac Bloys van TreslongDutch
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1826
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Service History


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

 

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Posted by Maarten Schönfeld on Thursday 1st of July 2021 06:58

Original name was WASSENAAR (not WASSENAER), when captured by the RN in 1797 (Battle of Camperduin) she was taken as prize and renamed HMS WASSENAER (not WASSENAR).

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