Tuesday, September 26, 2006

The Amsterdam Directors ship Engel in 1639

Ron van Maanen has the details for the ship Engel, hired by the Amsterdam Directors in 1639. Presumably, the Engel fought in the Battle of the Downs. These are the details:
The ship Engel

Length from stem to sternpost:  130-1/2ft
Beam:                            25-3/4ft
Hold:                            12-1/2ft
Height between decks:             6-1/2ft (but varied)

34 guns:
12-8pdr, 8-6pdr, 6-4pdr, 2-3pdr, 6-unknown


  1. Ron van Maanen, unpublished manuscript "Dutch Warships 1600-1800", undated but circa 1992

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