Wassenaar 1693 Adm Name Length Beam Hold Guns In service M Wassenaar 145ft 39-3/4ft 15-1/2ft 60 1692-1716 Built in Rotterdam in 1692 by Van Leeuwen and is an ship of the line of the 4th Rate. Sistership = Zeelandia (1693) Armament: 24-18pdr, 22-12pdr, and 14-4pdr Date Captain Guns Sailors Soldiers Notes 1693 Cornelis van Brakel Cruising in the Channel 6/1695 Cornelis van Brakel 60 300 in harbor at Spithead 9/1695 Cornelis van Brakel 60 Mediterranean Sea and Spain 1696 Cornelis van Brakel 60 325 With Almonde in the Channel 1697 Cornelis van Brakel 60 Cruise in the North Sea 1698 Cornelis van Brakel 60 5/1699 Jan van der Goes 60 Convoy service in the Mediterranean Sea 1700 Jan van der Goes 60 in the Mediterranean Sea 1701 Laid up 1702 Jacob van Cooperen 60 Battle of Vigos 1703 Johan van Convent 60 26-4 to 17-9 in the North Sea squadron. 1704 Cornelis van Brakel 64 In a calm, attacked by galleys from Ostende 1707 Cornelis van der Graaf 64 in the Mediterranean Sea 11/1708 Cornelis van der Graaf 64 in the Netherlands The second ship with this name and named after the glorious country estate. It was built with extraordinary funds. In 1716, the ship was useless and sold for breaking up.
Saturday, August 20, 2005
The Dutch ship: Wassenaer (1693)
This is another good piece by Mr. Carl Stapel. This is about the Wassenaer, built in 1693 by the Admiralty of the Maze: