Nominal Guns62B028
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorVOC Amsterdam
Home Port 
CategoryHired VesselB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Helverson' (1665) (60)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen597Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM04
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Amsterdam Feet41.3326 (135′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"Amsterdam Feet10.1916 (33′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"Amsterdam Feet4.002 (13′ 1″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Keel136' 0"Amsterdam Feet38.5016 (126′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.6254 (31′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.6803 (12′ 0″ Imperial)


1665Broadside Weight = 390 Dutch pound (424.71 lbs 192.699 kg)M04
Gun Deck4 Dutch 24-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Dutch 18-Pounder
Gun Deck6 Dutch 12-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Dutch 8-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Dutch 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1665300 M04
13.6.1665258 GNZ2

3 Commanding Officers

1658KapiteinAbraham van der Hulst (1619-1666)EWIKI1665KapiteinCartsen Crijnssen de RechterM046.1665 - 4.6.1665KapiteinAlbert MathijszoonM04

1 Flag Officer

1658Vice-admiraalMichiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (1606/7-1676)EWIKI

Service History

3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
4.6.1665Taken by Bristol (48) following the Battle of Lowestoft


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