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Friday, March 30, 2007

More from the Amsterdam Directors' ship list: the Catrina

This list of Amsterdam Directors' ships, dating from about March 1653, lists the ship that is often called the Catarina as the Catrina. The captain's name is given as Jacob Coppen, rather than Cop or Coppe. This was a ship lost at the Battle of the Gabbard in June 1653. These are the details:
The ship Catrina, kapitein Jacob Coppen

Length:  125ft
Beam:     29-1/4ft
Hold:     12-1/2ft
Height:    7ft

28 guns: 12-12pdr, 6-8pdr, 8-6pdr, and 2-3pdr

Crew: 110 men

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