Sunday, September 24, 2006

The frigate Delft, captured by the English in 1665

Ron van Maanen has the details of the frigate Delft, captured by the English in 1665. This was a ship built by the Admiralty of the Maze:
The frigate Delft, Capt. Jacob van Boshuisen

Length from stem to sternpost:  111ft-3in
Beam:                            27ft-3in
Hold:                            11ft-2in
Height over hold:                 6ft-6in

36 guns:
8-12pdr, 22-8pdr, 2-6pdr, 4-2pdr

150 men

  1. Frank Fox, A Distant Storm: the Four Days' Battle of 1666, 1996
  2. H.A. van Foreest and R.E.J. Weber, De Vierdaagse Zeeslag 11-14 Juni 1666, 1984
  3. Ron van Maanen, unpublished manuscript "Dutch Warships 1600-1800", undated, but circa 1992

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