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Wednesday, August 25, 2004
The Hof van Zeeland (58 guns)
Dr. Weber puts that construction of the Hof van Zeeland as being 1653. That is much earlier than Vreugdenhil put the date. It is reasonable, though, as Phase III of the 1653 building program included on 136ft ship for Zeeland.