Amsterdam

986
Nominal Guns54M04
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1653M04
How acquiredPurpose builtM04
ShipyardUnknownM04
CategoryThird RateM04
Ship TypeShip of the Line M04
Sailing RigShip RiggedM04
Captured5.1689M04
BecomesFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Amsterdam' (1689) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Amsterdam Feet39.634 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet9.6383 (31′ 7″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Amsterdam Feet39.634 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 5 ½"Amsterdam Feet9.6383 (31′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.9634 (13′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1654Broadside Weight = 324 Dutch pound (352.836 lbs 160.0884 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck22 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder

4.1655Broadside Weight = 344 Dutch pound (374.616 lbs 169.9704 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck6 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder

31.3.1665Broadside Weight = 321 Dutch pound (349.569 lbs 158.6061 kg)M04
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.3.1665290250 Sailors, 40 SoldiersM04

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1653 - 1654KapiteinJan Gideonszoon VerburghDWAS-16001666 - 7.1666KapiteinJacob van MeeuwenW0111667KapiteinJoost Verschuur (1630-1672)DWAS-16001673KapiteinCornelis van der Zaenref:5691689 - 5.1689KapiteinHendrick TitusDWAS-1600

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665 - 7.1665Vice-admiraalAbraham van der Hulst (1619-1666)M04

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
5.1667Refitted as a 62 gun Third Rate Ship DWAS-1600
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
5.1689Taken by the French

 

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