Thursday, May 13, 2004

The old Deventer (28 guns)

Many of the ship names used in the 1660's and 1670's were actually used much earlier. This ship, the Deventer, was at the Battle of the Downs, when Tromp defeated the last Spanish armada, in English waters.



28 guns 

crew 110               

in 1639, commanded by Robbert Post

[Armada, p.67]


About 1636, commanded by Jacob Brouwer.  [List 1630's]


250 lasts.  32 guns. Crew 120: 100 sailors and 20 soldiers. From 1636 to June 1637,

commanded by Jacob Brouwer. From June 1637, commanded by Govert Gerritsz. Voorens.

Amsterdam Admiralty [Jaren, pp.154-155]




[Armada]                De Boer, Dr. M.G., Tromp en de Armada van 1639, Amsterdam, 1941.


[Jaren]                    Graefe, Dr. F.,     De Kapitensjaren van Maerten Harpertszoon Tromp,

                                                Amsterdam, 1938.


[List 1630's] 1.01.06 Inv. No. 5516 Ship List (Fragment) Undated but from 1630's

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