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Type: The Amsterdam was a ship of the line of a class of four ships, the Admiraal Zoutman (1798) Admiraal Evertsen, the Admiraal De Ruijter and the Amsterdam.

built: Rijkswerf. Designed by Roelof Dorsman, built by P. Schuijt Jr.
armament: 80 pieces

Name: The ship was initially given the name Leeuw, then Commerce van Amsterdam under the Kingdom of Holland; then Commerce d' Amsterdam after its annexation to France; before it was given the name Amsterdam in 1814.

MasterHofmeijer, H.
People on board200
Length195 feet (59.4 m)
Width51 feet (15.5 m)


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