Huis te Oosterwijk
Nominal Guns56DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
CategoryThird RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1676DWAS-1600


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDWAS-1600
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Amsterdam Feet39.634 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.9085 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet3.6932 (12′ 1″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks7' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet1.9946 (6′ 6″ Imperial)


7.7.1654Broadside Weight = 384 Dutch pound (418.176 lbs 189.7344 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck24 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck24 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.165495 DWAS-1600
1665290 WRBLOG
1667290250 sailors, 40 soldiersDWAS-1600

4 Commanding Officers

1654KapiteinGideon de WildtDWAS-16001665Vice-admiraalDirck Schey (d.1679)WRBLOG1666 - 1667KapiteinJan RoeteringDWAS-16001676KapiteinJacob Teding van Berkhout (d.1676)EWIKI

Service History

1665Refitted as a 68 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line WRBLOG
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
1667Refitted as a 62 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line DWAS-1600
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo


Previous comments on this page

Posted by serge on Thursday 15th of March 2012 19:13

vaisseau : OOSTERWIJK avec 60 canons , capitaine: Jan van Berkhout.
présent aux batailles :
d'ALICUDI ou STROMBOLI 2 eme du 08.01.1676 : à la tete de l' avant - garde
d'AGOSTA du 22.04.1676 : à la derniére place de l'avant-garde.
de PALERME du 02.06.1676 : à la 5 eme place de l' aile droite des alliés, derriére le GOUDA.

Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 20th of February 2020 07:52Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Elisabeth' (1722)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 19:15Thierry GUIHENEUFFrench Privateer 'Le Du Teillay' (1744) (18)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 17:41Tim OakleyBritish fireship 'Vesuvius' (1756) (8)
Monday 17th of February 2020 10:45Myf ThompsonNathaniel Bateman (c.1723-1797)
Sunday 16th of February 2020 16:03stephen GovierSir Charles Cunningham (d.1834)