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Mamoli Friesland
Length 31" Height 28" Scale 1:75

The legend: Friesland was a second rank vessel with 80 guns built around 1663, part of the great fleet of the United Provinces of Holland, consisting of 1700 units. In 1672, sided by 77 vessels under De Ruyter's command, on board of the admiral-ship "Zeven Provincen", it took part in the battle of Solebay with the allied Anglo-French forces.

The Reality: There seems to have been 6 ships named Friesland in the Dutch navy, but none of them match this description. Except for one, all were built after 1684 and the one built in 1639 was a fifth rate carrying 22 guns.

Mamoli Friesland