Ship: De Waegh - The Balance - The Scales

Image Credits

William van de Velde II, Dutch Man O'War and other ships, 1665, Rycksmuseum, wikimedia commons 

Object Type(s)

This ship belonged to the City of Amsterdam, and was instrumental in the Dutch West India's aquisition of the South River Settlement (Delaware River) of New Amstel in 1655.  With more than 40 guns, it would have been a terrifying sight as it came close to shore.

Listed as a war ship here:


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