Sunday, December 17, 2006

The Rotterdam ship Admiraal Generaal (1683)

Ron van Maanen has a good bit about the Rotterdam ship Admiraal Generaal, built in 1683 and discarded in 1704. The ship, a real three-decker, was built by Mr. van den Tempel at Rotterdam. These are some details about the ship:
The ship Admiraal Generaal

Length from stem to sternpost: 170ft
Length of keel:                146-1/4ft
Beam:                           43ft
Hold:                           16ft

Height above lower deck:         8ft
Height above second deck:        7ft
Height above third deck:         6-3/4ft

84 guns:
28-24pdr, 28-18pdr, 22-6pdr, 6-4pdr

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 Ron van Maanen, unpublished manuscript "Dutch Warships 1600-1800", undated, but circa 1992

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