Prins Gustaf

Nominal Guns74W006
OperatorSwedish Navy
Keel Laid Down2.8.1756RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardKarlskrona - Blekinge W006
Constructor Gilbert Sheldon (1710-1794)RWAS
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesRussian Third Rate ship of the line 'Prints Gustav' (1788) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck172' 0"Swedish fot51.0668 (167′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"Swedish fot13.509 (44′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 0"Swedish fot6.8287 (22′ 4″ Imperial)


1758Broadside Weight = 650 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (609.05 lbs 276.315 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck28 Swedish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Swedish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 Swedish 8-Pounder

Service History

17.7.1788Battle of Hogland
17.7.1788Taken by the Russian At the Battle of Hogland


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