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Hessen Cassel

Nominal Guns64W006
OperatorSwedish Navy
Home Port W006
ShipyardStockholm W006
CategoryFourth RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the LineW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Broken Up to Rebuild1751W006
Swedish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Hessen Cassel' (1752) (60) 1752-1803
Swedish 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1778 Renamed "Hertig Ferdinand"


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Swedish Aln (Feet)90.8514 (298′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 6"Swedish Aln (Feet)24.6427 (80′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"Swedish Aln (Feet)11.2822 (37′ 0″ Imperial)


1731Broadside Weight = 498 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (466.626 lbs 211.6998 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck26 Swedish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 Swedish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Swedish 6-Pounder

1789Broadside Weight = 488 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (457.256 lbs 207.4488 kg)ref:355
Gun Deck24 Swedish 24-Pounder
Gun Deck24 Swedish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 Swedish 8-Pounder


W006Sailing WarshipsTeemu, Web Site
ref:355Virtual Swedish Royal Navy Web Site

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