direct to content


stepping stones of maritime history


Built after The Battle of Portland 18–20 February 1653.
Admiral Blake deployed a new tacktic performed line battle order to maximize firepower


Type: Ship of the line,1th Classe
Built: yard in Dordrecht, Jan Salomonszoon van den Tempel, 1654
Owner: Admiralty of Rotterdam
Dimensions: 150 x 38 x 14.73 ft
Complement: 240
Master: J. van Brakel
Armament: 58-66

Down on 4 December

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

13 Provinces