Groot Hollandia

Nominal Guns58DWAS-1600
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
How acquiredPurpose builtDWAS-1600
ShipyardRotterdam DWAS-1600
ConstructorJan Salomonszoon van den Tempel (1590-1657)DWAS-1600
CategoryThird RateDWAS-1600
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM02
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Amsterdam Feet42.465 (139′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"Amsterdam Feet10.7578 (35′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Forward14' 8"Amsterdam Feet4.0149 (13′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 6"Amsterdam Feet5.1151 (16′ 9″ Imperial)


1664Broadside Weight = 372 Dutch pound (405.108 lbs 183.8052 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck24 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 6-Pounder

1665Broadside Weight = 408 Dutch pound (444.312 lbs 201.5928 kg)M02
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck24 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Dutch 6-Pounder

6.1666Broadside Weight = 402 Dutch pound (437.778 lbs 198.6282 kg)DWAS-1600
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.12.1665300 DWAS-1600

2 Commanding Officers

1665 - 1671KapiteinLaurens Davidszoon van ConvertDWAS-16001672KapiteinJan van Brakel (1638-1690)TRN2

Service History

3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
6.1666Refitted as a 64 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line DWAS-1600
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay


DWAS-1600Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714James BenderBook
M02The Dutch fleet before the battle at Lowestoft 1665 (Manuscript)Ron van MaanenBook
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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