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The Arche Troijana was a hired ship. She sank onm the first day of the battle of Portland 28-2- 1653.


Type: armed merchantman
Owner: directoraat Amsterdam, hired 1652
Armament: 28

MasterCampen, Abraham Hendriksz.
People on board106
Length116 feet (35.4 m)
Width26 feet (7.9 m)
Draft12 feet (3.7 m)


  • Bender J.A. (2014).
    Dutch warships in the age of sail, p.206.

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