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The Wapen of Rotterdam

The ship took refuge at Ronas Voe the Shetland Islands in December 1673, where it was taken by the English (Newcastle, Cambridge and Crown) in February 1674 
Renamed Arms of Rotterdam 3th rate ship 60 guns.

Refitted as an unarmed Hulk in 1675. Broken up, Chatam 1703.


Type: Homeward bound
Built: Rotterdam, 1666
wner: VOC kamer Rotterdam
Length: 160
Tonnage: 562 last
Complement: 300
Master: Jacob Martens Cloet
Armament: 60-70


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