Dutch 44-gun warship, Anonymous, 1648

Dutch 44-gun warship, Anonymous, 1648

wood, l 106cm × w 116cm × d 52cm. More details

Dutch warships were relatively small in the mid-17th century. This proved to be a problem, particularly during the First Anglo-Dutch War (1652–1654): they were no match for England’s larger, more heavily armed ships. An extensive and successful fleet-building programme was subsequently implemented. However, Dutch ships always remained smaller than those of other countries, largely due to the shallow waters around the Netherlands.

On display in room 0.13-Z13.22

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