Cerberus

945
Nominal Guns68M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Keel Laid Down31.8.1782M01
Launched22.3.1784M01
First Commissioned3.1784
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
CategoryThird RateM01
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured30.8.1799M01
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Texel' (1799) (68)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck167.5'Amsterdam Feet47.2796 (155′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 9"Amsterdam Feet13.0612 (42′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20.5'Amsterdam Feet5.7907 (18′ 11″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1784450 M01

Service History


DateEventSource
29.3.1795Took the Unrated Le Jean Bart (18) in the Channel
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
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
 

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