4-24pdr bronze half-cartouwen 4400 lbs 10-18pdr iron heavy 3600 lbs 10-12pdr iron heavy 2900 lbs 6-bronze 6pdr drakes 800 lbs In addition, the following would have been added: 8-12pdr iron 2500 lbs 12-12pdr iron heavy 2900 lbsThe latter seem to have been an afterthought, as they are on the left margin, but they bring the total gun up to a more reasonable 50 guns.
Friday, May 25, 2007
The plan to arm ships in early 1653
Apparently, the plan to arm the newly built ships is described in Witte de With's journal on 3 February 1653. The plan for the 140ft ships being built was to give them the following guns: