Prinses Roijael Marie Built: 1643 Commander: Joost van Coulster Length (Amsterdam feet): 124ft-4in Beam (Amsterdam feet): 29ft-5in Hold (Amsterdam feet): 13ft-1in Est ht between decks: 6ft-6in Displacement: 585.8 tons Broadside weight: 184 lbs Armament: 2-24pdr, 4-18pdr, 4-12pdr, 22-8pdr, 4-6pdr Length on waterline(Engl ft): 111ft-2in Length on waterline (Amst ft): 119ft-9in Beam outside planking (Amst ft): 30ft-9in Beam outside planking (Engl ft): 28ft-7in Mean draft (English feet): 12ft-11in Size in lasten (Dutch gross tonnage): 220.98 lasts English burden (tons): 406.83 tons Jan Glete's approximation: 557.42 tons
Sunday, July 08, 2007
The Rotterdam ship Prinses Roijael Marie "calculated"
I thought it would be interesting to use my new spreadsheet to do the calculations for the Rotterdam ship Prinses Roijael Marie, built in 1643 and captured by the English in 1652. The ship served as the Princess Marie in the English navy, so the English dimensions might be of interest: