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History

Two Dutch ships, the Faisant and Harderinne, had fought on May 17th 1667 a brisk action with the English ship Princess 52, near Marstrand on the Swedish coast; both sides had suffered considerable losses both in men and gear, and they had parted by mutual consent after about three hours' fighting. Dawes, captain of the Princess, and Van Dort, captain of the Faisant, were among those killed.

Description

Owner: hired in 1666 by admiralty of Amsterdam
Armament: 34

References

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