The 50 gun ship 4 bronze German half cartouwen shooting 24 lbs shot 4 bronze French half cartouwen shooting 18 lbs shot 18 iron half cartouwen shooting 18 lbs shot 10 bronze shot serpants shooting 12 lbs shot 8 bronze drakes shooting 6 lbs shot 6 iron half sakers shooting 6 lbs shot The 40 gun ship 4 bronze short serpants shooting 24 lbs shot 6 iron short 12pdr sakers shooting 12 lbs shot 4 bronze half-serpants shooting 6 lbs shot 4 bronze drakes shooting 6 lbs shotThese are my translation of gun lists from a document that I received in April 2007.
Thursday, July 12, 2007
The planned armaments for Zeeland ships building in 1653
The lists of guns for a 50 gun ship and a 40 gun ship planned for the Admiralty of Zeeland still are interesting. Given the gun types, these must have been for specific ships: