Nominal Guns36W006
OperatorSwedish Navy
Home Port W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
CategoryFourth RateW006
Ship TypeShip
BecomesDanish Fifth Rate ship 'Svanen' (1659)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck110' 6"Swedish Aln (Feet)65.3477 (214′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 5"Swedish Aln (Feet)15.48 (50′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"Swedish Aln (Feet)7.7194 (25′ 3″ Imperial)


1658/08Broadside Weight = 141 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (127 lbs 59.9391 kg) W006
Gun Deck20Swedish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6Swedish 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2Swedish 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

Service History

DateEvent Source
1644/07/01Battle of Colberg Heath 
1657/09/12Battle of Falsterbo 
1658/10/29Battle of Sound 


W006 Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Wednesday 26th of October 2016 18:04

Launched in 1639 with name Svanen / Hvide Svane

Make a comment about this page

Sorry, due to a spate of spam I have had to reinstate the Captcha. I know it's a pain and will update to a better solution soon.
You only have to pass this once per session though, once passed you will not see it again for a while.

Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 26th of March 2017 17:01Bob GrantAmerican Merchantman ship-sloop 'Hannibal' (1810)
Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:45Ben murphyMichael Henry Pascal
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 19:23regisJacques Joseph Calcius
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:56Laurent LaloupJacques Joseph Calcius
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:55Laurent LaloupJacques Joseph Calcius