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The Virgin of Enkhuizen was part of the State squadron in the fleet of William III in the naval battle near the South English Beachy Head that was fought on July 10, 1690 as part of the Nine Years' War. The naval battle was fought between the British-Dutch fleet under Admiral Arthur Torrington and the French fleet under De Tourville. (see: Battle of Beachy Head)


MasterJan van der Poel
Length156 feet (47.5 m)
Width40 feet (12.2 m)
Draft15 feet (4.6 m)


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