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Sunk by gunfire in the battle of Portland.

Was involved in the major fights in 1652 at the outbreak of the First Dutch-Anglo war.


Owner: hired, directoraat Amsterdam, 1652
Armament: 36, 18 x 12 pds, 10x 8 pds , 4x 6 pds, 4x 4pds.

MasterSweers, Isaac
People on board142
Length130 feet (39.6 m)
Width30 feet (9.1 m)
Draft13.5 feet (4.1 m)


  • Bender, J. (2014).
    Dutch warships in the age of sail (1600-1714) p. 192.
    Seaforth Publ.

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