Ship Commander Guns Crew Length Beam Hold Gerechtigheid Evert Pietersz Swart Mercurius Pieter de Bitter 40 200 123ft 30ft 12ft Huis van Nassau Jan Pietersz van Strijp Another candidate is the Vrede (although she may have been purchased) Vrede Pieter Salomonszoon 40 200 131.5ft 32.5ftI am not absolutely sure about the Huis van Nassau, so as usual, there is a great deal of uncertainty.
Thursday, May 25, 2006
East India Company ships from the Amsterdam Chamber in July 1653
The July 1653 list of ships includes three ships from the Amsterdam Chamber of the VOC. One of them is listed as being unready. I believe that these are the ships in question: