Venus

10871
Nominal Guns68SSL
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Acquired24.8.1667SSL
Home Port SSL
ShipyardKarlshamn - Blekinge SSL
ConstructorThomas DaySSL
CategoryThird RateSSL
Ship TypeShip of the Line SSL
Sailing RigShip RiggedSSL
Broken Up to Rebuild1685W006
BecomesSwedish Third Rate ship of the line 'Finland' (1685) (68)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck156' 8"Swedish fot46.3588 (152′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"Swedish fot11.2822 (37′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1667Broadside Weight = 343 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (321.391 lbs 145.8093 kg)W006
Gun Deck24 Swedish 18-Pounder
Gun Deck24 Swedish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Swedish 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Swedish 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1667280 W006

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1676Battle of Bornholm
1.6.1676Battle of Öland


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
SSLSwedish Ships listsJan-Erik Karlsson, Web Site
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemu, Web Site
 

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