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SHIPS OF THE UNITED NETHERLANDS 17 & 18 CENTURY

( 20-100 guns carried are counting)
NOTICE: all dimensions are from amsterdam feet "Voet" (283.1mm).
The dimensions are the length from the fore side of the stem to the after side of the sternpost,the beam is
inside the planking and the depth from the rabbet of the keel to the upper side of the beam amidships.
Admiralties: A=amsterdam,M=Rotterdam,Z=Zeeland,N=Noorderkwartier(north of the holland),F=Friesland
The letter "
e" means it is measurement by english metod.
.

EARLY 17th. CENTURY SHIPS (only ships, which gun number are known are listed (10+)
(Any of the next ships are not existing in january 1648)
(notice ! these ship information send me Jim Bender from kentishknock.com)

.

Ship name

Year

Admi- ralty

Guns

Crew

"Last"

Notice

Bruynvisch

1613

M

12-20

60-80

80-120

100 last in 1618, 80 last in 1621, 120 last in 1628 & 1632, crew 80 in 1636, and 75 in 1622.Armament in 1633 :
2-18,2-10,6-8,6-6,2-4,2-2,5 pounders.

Eendracht

c.1615

?

31(41)

65

?

Last mentioned 1622, dimensions c. 106 x 30,5 ft.

Gelderland

(1621)

M

24

75

180/120

In 1621,1628,1629 listed as 180 last, and in 1625 as 120 last,
crew 75, 24 guns.

Hasewint

(1621)

Z

14

70

60/70

In 1621 listed as 60 last, and about 1636 in 70 last.

Zeekalf

1622

M

24

110

200

Crew 110 in 1636.

Dolphijn

1623

M

25

85sailors

170

Ship data is 1629. Armament :4-24, 2-12, 8-8, 4-6, 2-4, 5 stone guns.
Service until at least 1632.

Groene draeck

1623

M

26

125

220 /150

Sunk in storm 1631,listed 220 last in 1629 and 150 in 1631,
Armament in 1629: 2x36,2x24,2x12,16x8,4x6 lb.

Haerlem

1623

A

28/32

120

250 /225

Armament in 1628 : 2x24, 4x18, 16x12, 6x5 lb. + 7 stone guns, listed as 225 last in 1628.

Neptunis

1623

M

26

85sailors

170

Service until at least 1632. Data is 1629, armament was:
2-24, 16-18, 2-12, 6-6

Amsterdam

(1628)

A

26

90sailors

180

Service in 1628, there was also 6 stone guns.

Campel

(1628)

A

18

80sailors

140

Service in 1628, there was also 6 stone guns.

Dolphijn

(1628)

A

10

50sailors

60

Service in 1628, there was also 4 stone guns.

Edam

(1628)

A

23/24

80-115

150

Service in 1628.armament in 1628 is 24 + 6 stone guns, and 23 in 1635-1637.crew is 115 in 1628, and 80 in 1635-1637.

Gecroonde Leeuw

(1628)

A

16

70sailors

130

Service in 1628.

Gelderland

(1628)

A

26

120

200

Service in 1628.

Gouda

(1628)

N

25/27

95/ 100

170/180

In 1628 : 170 last, in 1636 : 180 last.In 1628 armament consisted of 25 guns + 6 stone guns, and in 1636 27 guns.crew in 1628 was 95sailors, and 100 in 1936.Ship stranded off Dunkirk in 1637.

Leiden

(1628)

A

20

100

110

Service in 1628.

Meerman

(1628)

A

16

70sailors

100

Service in 1628. There was also 6 stone guns.

Omlandia

(1628)

A

18

80sailors

110

Service in 1628. There was also 6 stone guns.

Overijssel

?

A

24

100/115

150

Crew 115, 150 last, 24 guns in 1628.24 guns, crew 100 listed in 1639.

Salamander

(1628)

M

(40)

(110)

110

This ship is listed in 1628 and 1632, and there was another ship in same name, listed in 1639 which I think be the same ship. In first ship known only "last"=110, and second to know crew=110, and guns=40.

Thetis

(1628)

A

28

106

150

Listed in 1628. Armament=2x24,4x18,12x12,10x8 lb.+ 6 stone guns.

Tonijn

(1628)

A

16

85sailors

140

Service in 1628.

Vliegende Hert

(1628)

A

12

100

110

Service in 1628. There was also 8 stone guns.

Vriesland

(1628)

A

22

70/80

140

Service in 1628, crew was 80 sailors, and there was also 6 stone guns. In 1639 crew was 70, and 22 guns.

Zeeland

(1628)

A

30

105

200

Service in 1628.Armament =4x18,6x12,12x8,4x5,2x3 lb. + 9 stone guns.

Gouda Leeuw

(1629)

N

24

85

180

Data in 1629.

Groene Draeck

(1629)

N

30

85

240

"

Hollandsche Tuijn

(1629)

N

28/32

85-120

180-250

28 guns, crew 85, and 200 last in 1629. 32 guns, crew 110, and 250/180 last in 1636. 32 guns, crew 120 in 1639.

Hoop

(1629)

N

22

75

150

Data in 1629.

Medemblik

(1629)

N

24

85

230

The ship was on a convoy to the sound and to Norway.

Neptunus

(1629)

N

28/33

85-110

240

28 guns, crew 85 in 1629. 33 guns, crew 100/110 in 1639

Neptunus

(1629)

N

24

85

200

The ship was a convoyer.

Prins Hendrik

1629

M

24/32

110/115

200/170

Data in 1629-1632.

Sampson

(1629)

N

26

85

220

Data in 1629. The ship was on a convoy to the sound and Norway.
( there was also another "sampson"listed in 1639, it was maybe the same ship as previous, the data this ship is : 32 guns, 120 crew)

Swaerten Bul

(1629)

N

20

75

160

Data in 1629.The ship was on a convoy to the sound and to Norway.

Vliegende Draeck

(1629)

N

24

85

180

"

Aemilia

1632

M

46-57

200/ 240

300

Flagship in 1636, last mentioned 1647 ,dimensions are 132x32x13,5 ft.(probably measured Rotterdam feets. So actual dimension were c.144 x 35 x 14,75ft.)

Gelderland

1632

M

34

120/130

250

Crew 130 in 1632, and 120 in 1636.

Maecht van Dordrecht

1632

M

42

140/160

300

Crew 140 in 1639, other data as built.

Fredrik Hendrik

1636

A

36

130/120

?

Crew 130 in 1636, and 120 in 1639.Witte de With´s flagship at battle of downs.

Breda

?

M

24

100

?

Armament in 1636

Deventer

?

A

28/32

110/ 120

250

First mentioned (1636)

Drenthe

?

A

16

60 /66

?

Armament in 1636

Eendracht

?

N

31

110

300

Data in 1636. There is also another "Eendracht" mentioned in 1629, which might be the same as previous ship, the data of this ship is : 36-guns, 300 last, crew 100.

Gideon

?

M

22/24

70/100

96

24 guns, crew 100 in 1639. 22 guns, crew 70 in 1636.

Koninck David

?

N

34

120

250

Data in 1636.

Meerminne

?

Z

24

125

200

Data in 1636,1639.

Ter Goes

?

Z

24

90

?

Data in 1636.

Utrecht

?
(1628)

A

24

(90)

(150)

Data in 1639.(there was also 6 stone guns.Service in 1628?)

Vlissingen

?

Z

34

120

?

Data in 1636.

Walcheren

?

A

28/32

110

180/200

28 guns, in 1639, 32 in 1636. 180 last 1637-1645, 200 last in 1636.

Wapen van Holland

?

?

39

120

?

Data in 1639.

Wapen van Nassau

?

N

38

120

250

List in 1636.

Zierikzee

?

Z

20

120

180

Data in 1636.

Bommel

1637

A

28

80

?

Last mentioned (1639)

Groot Christoffel

28 

90 

Hired ship, exploded at battle of the Downs in 1639. 

Omlandia

?

?

28

80

?

Data in 1639.

Sint Laurens

?

?

32

90

?

Listed 1639.

Wapen van Zeeland

28 

110/120 

?

Data in 1639. 

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SHIPS IN JANUARY 1648 ( * mark in dimensions mean, that ship is measured in Rotterdams feet, 308,7mm.)

.

Ship name

Years

Admiralty

Fate/ Notice

Guns

Lengt

(ft.)

Beam

(ft.)

Depth

(ft.)

Gekroonde Liefde

?

Z

Descrided as "old" in 1654-5.
Some sources length is 112

23

106

?

?

Eenhoorn

1625-1655

N

200 last, crew 85.
Guns :7-12,13-10,4-8,2-6,2-4,2-3
(1654). 28-guns, crew 90 (1652) 

28-30

125

29

?

Omlandia

1628-1655

F

Guns: 2-12,3-9,6-8,6-6,9-5,2-4,2-3
(1654) 

30

122

26,5

13

Achilles

1630-1654

A

Obsolete.

32-40

131

29

13

Dolfijn

1633-1653

A

Sunk in action.

32

116

25

12

Utrecht

1633-1648

A

Blown up in action (brazil)

28

?

?

?

Utrecht

1633-1656

A

Crew 96-120, 200 "last".
30-guns, crew 120 (1656)

30/32

120

28,75

11,75

Dolfijn or
Gulden Dolphijn

1634-1657

M

Guns : 4-24,16-12,8-6,2-5,2-4 

32

116*

25*

12*

Dordrecht

1634-1665

M

 26-guns, captain was:
Jan Evertszoon de Liefde (1652)

26-46

116*

27*

11*

Gelderland

1634-1659

M

Guns : 18-18,12-12,6-6,2-4,2-? 
Crew 175 (1652)

40

118*

28*

12,5*

Jonge Prins

1634-1665
(1639)

N

Captured by English. Guns :
2-24,10-12,8-8,2-5,4-4,2-2=28
36-guns, crew 134 (1665)

28-36

120

28

11,5

Hollandsche Tuin

1636-1662

N

36

?

?

?

Gouda

1636-1653

A

Wreckked.

28

?

?

?

Middelburg

1636-1649

Z

Sold as obsolete.Crew 120

26-32

116

?

?

Nassau

1636-1652

A

Sold.

36

132

32

?

Witte Eenhoorn /
Hoorn /
Wapen van Hoorn

1636-1672

N

150 "last", crew 110. Guns :
6-12,20-8,4-6,2-4=32
30-guns, crew 120 (1656) 
28-guns, crew 105 (1658)

28-34

120

27

11

Zutphen or
Groot Zutphen

1636-1665

A

250 "last", crew 110-130 
38-guns, crew 155 (1665) 

34-40

124

31

12,75

Zutphen

1636-?

A

?

26-28

118

28

11,5

Breda

1637-1658

F

Guns : 6-12,10-8,12-6,4-4 
28-guns (1652/58), crew 96 (1658)
32-guns (1654)

28-32

120

29

?

Overijssel

1638-1655

M

Guns : 4-24,2-12,4-8,12-6, 
crew 94 (1652)

22

100*

23*

8*

Utrecht

1638-1655

M

Guns : 6-12,10-8,2-6,4-4,
crew was 90 (1652)

22

"

"

"

West Capelle

1638-1653?

Z

Sunk in action.
24-guns, crew 119 (1665)?
28-guns (1666)?

24-28

112

?

?

Eendracht

1639-1676

N

Burnt in action. Guns :
4-24,10-18,12-12,2-9,7-8,4-6,2-4
crew 188.
40-guns, crew 140 (1652)
48-guns, crew 155 (1656)

40-48

130

32

12

Gelderlant

1639-1658

M

Guns : 4-12,10-8,6-6,4-4=24

24-32

106*

25*

9,5*

Gorichem or Gorkum

1639-1667

M

Probably fireship in 1671.Armament
in 1666: 2-15,16-12,4-6,8-5,4-3.
Crew was 150.
36-guns, crew 158 (1665)

30-36

"

"

"

Roskam

1639-1653

M

Not after mentioned.
26-guns, Crew 105 (1652)

26

"

"

"

Rotterdam /
Wapen van Rotterdam

1639-1665

M

26-guns (1652)
34-guns, crew 123 (1664) 

26-40

"

"

"

Wapen van Holland
(frigate)

1639-1653

M

Captured, and burnt by English.
30-guns, crew 95 (1652)

30

"

"

"

Kasteel van Medemblik/
Medemblik /
Wapen van Medemblik

1640-1658

N

Guns : 10-12,8-8,2-6,6-4,2-3=28 
26/30-guns, crew 100/110 (1652)
42-guns, crew 155 (1656)
36-guns, crew 124 (1658)

26-42

120

27

11,75

Medemblik/
Kasteel van Medemblik/
Wapen van Medemblik

1640-1666

N

30-guns, crew 142 (1665)
(frigate) 

28-30

120

27

11,75

Monnikendam or Wapen van Monnikendam

1640-1659

N

Captured by Swedes. Guns : 4-12,
14-8,6-6,4-4

28

116

26,5

10

Zon or
Vergulde Zon

1640-1666

A

Guns: 4-18,14-12,18-6,8-3.
Crew was 198-215 (1666). 
40-guns, crew 139 (1658)
50-guns, crew 201 (1665)

40-50

128

31,5

12

Goes or Ter Goes

1641-1665

A

Burnt in action.
46-guns, Crew 185 (1665)
40-guns, crew 130 (1652)

40-48

125
(124)

29
(31)

11,5
(12)

Groningen

1641-1666

A

Chartered by Denmark. Guns :
18-12,4-10,8-8,4-4=34
40/42-guns, crew 140 (1653)

34-48

128

31,5

12

Prinses Royaal

1641-1665

N

Guns : 2-18,2-14,4-12,12-8,4-6
(1654) 
Crew 196/ 202 in 1665

24-40

125

30

11,5

Meermin

1641-1655

Z

 ?

34

130

?

?

Vogelstruijs

1641-?

A-VOC

In 1652 captain was Douwe Auckes.
Crew was 200 sailors. East indiaman.

40

160

38

16

Zeelandia

1642-1666

A

32-guns (1654)
captain: Adriaan den Boer. 

32-36

122

?

?

Maan or Maen

1643-1656

A

Last mentioned 1656.
Guns : 4-18,16-12,16-8,4-4 
crew was 140 (1652)
42-guns, crew 136 (1658)
38-guns, crew 155 (1656)

38-42

128,5
(128)

31,5

12

Provincien or Vereenigde
Provincien
(Zeven Provincien)

1643-1659?

A

Guns : 4-24,14-12,10-8,4-6=32
crew 190 (1659) 
46-guns, crew 205 (1667)
48/50-guns, crew 205/202 (1665)

32-50

128

31,5

12

Prinses Royaal Maria

1643-1652

M

Seized by English.

30-34

114*

27*

12*

Zeelandia

1643-1677

A

Burnt in action.
34-guns, crew 120 (1652)
30-guns, crew 120 (1656)
38-guns, crew 151 (1665)

30-44

120

29,5

11

Achilles

1644-1655

A

28-guns, crew 100 (1652) 

28

120

?

?

Edam/
Wapen van Edam

1644-1665

A

Captured by English. Crew 140 (1665)
28-guns, crew 120 (1658)
38-guns, crew 140 (1665)

28-38

120

28

11

 

Haarlem

1644-1666

A

Armament in 1666: 4-18,14-12,
18-6,8-3. Crew was 215 
46-guns, crew 180 (1665)

40-46

128

31,5

12

Monnikendam/
Wapen van Monnikendam

1644-1665
(1645)

N

Guns :8-18,10-12,2-10,10-6,6-4,2-3
Guns: 6-12,12-8,6-6,4-4
crew was 109 (1652)  

28-38

120 

28,5

11

Star or
Gouden Star

1644-1677

A

Burnt in action.
30-guns, crew 105 (1656)
32-guns, crew 125 (1667)

28-32

120

28,5

12

Bommel

1645-1655

A

 ?

30

120

28,75

11,75

Brederode

1645-1658

M

Sunk in action.
54-guns, crew 270 (1652)

53-59

132*

32*

13,5*

Burcht van alkmaar

1645-1652

N

Blown up in action.

24

?

?

?

Enkhuizen

1645-1659

N

Blown up in action. Guns :
4-12,14-8,6-6,4-4.

28-34

116

26,5

10

Enkhuizen or Wapen van
Enkhuijsen

1645-1655

N

Guns : 2-18,10-12,9-8,11-6,2-3
(1652) 

34

120

29

11,75

Leeuwarden

1645-1666

A

Chartered to Denmark. Guns :
4-18,14-12,14-6,2-4=34 (1654)

34-36

120

29,75

11,75

Nijmegen

1645-1652

M (bought)

Sunk in action.
26-guns (1652)

26

105*

24,75*

9,67*

Fazant or Faijsant

1646-1666

A

Chartered to Denmark. Guns : 4-12,?
38-guns, crew 150 (1665)

32-38

120

29

12

Prinses louise

1646-1674

M

Fireship in 1673.
Guns:24-12,6-8,4-4.
Crew was 200 (1666).
2-24,30-12,4-5 in 1654.
40-guns, crew 175 (1664)

34-40

110*

26,5*

11,5*

Eendracht (galjoot)

1647-1672

M (bought)

24

?

?

?

Leiden /
Wapen van Leiden

1647-1666

A

Burnt in action.
28-guns, crew 100 (1652)
38-guns, crew 149 (1665)

26-38

117,5

28,25

11

Westfriesland

1648-1658

A

28-guns, crew 100/140 (1652/53) 

28

118

28

10,5

SOURCES : See 1660-1669 section.

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