A Maria or Sint Maria 1652 Dimensions: 117ft x 24ft x 13ft x 6ft 1652 fireship schipper Jan Claes. The ship was built in 1649. crew: 15 menNone of the published sources that I have seen list the crew size for Dutch fireships in the First Anglo-Dutch War. I see quite a few crew sizes, along with some armaments, for fireships. In some cases, we actually have dimensions, as well, as is the case for the Sint Maria.
Sunday, March 25, 2007
The fireship St. Maria
Have I written about this before? The Amsterdam fireship Sint Maria (or just Maria) was in service in the summer of 1652. I actually have the dimensions for the ship, which is rather nice: