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History

The Dutch custom during early to mid-Seventeenth Century was to hire suitable private ships for use as warships. Sometimes, they were even hired by other countries.

Description

MasterFockes Sipke
People on board102
Length122 feet (37 m)
Width27 feet (8 m)
Draft11 feet (3 m)

References

  • Bender, J. (2014).
    Dutch warships in the age of sail (1600-1714) p. 208.
    Seaforth Publishing.

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