Monday, July 31, 2006

One of the ships from the list I received from Jan Glete: the Edam commanded by Barent Cramer

This is the data for the ship Edam from the list dating from 1652 that I received from Jan Glete, today:
The ship Edam, Captain Cramer

Length from stem to sternpost: 124ft
Beam:                           28ft
Hold:                           11ft
Height between decks:            6-1/2ft

28 guns:

 6 brass guns of     12 lbs
 4 brass guns of      6 lbs
14 iron gotelingen of 8 lbs
 4 iron gotelingen of 6 lbs

The crew consisted of 90 men

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