100 18pdr shot 100 12pdr shot 80 8pdr shot 70 6pdr shot 100 4pdr shot 40 3pdr shotThe Sint Willeboort carried 27 guns, ranging from 3pdr to 18pdr.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
The ship Sint Willeboort of the Hoorn Chamber of the VOC
One of the photographs that I have received this month is an inventory for the ship Sint Willeboort, a ship of the Hoorn Chamber of the VOC. The inventory is from about 21 June 1653, after the Battle of the Gabbard (or the Zeeslag bij Nieuwpoort). The list of shot carried seems rather small in number: