Prins Karl

Nominal Guns68W006
OperatorSwedish Navy
Keel Laid Down18.8.1755RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardKarlskrona - Blekinge RWAS
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 Karl' (1790) (64)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Swedish fot47.504 (155′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"Swedish fot12.4698 (40′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 6"Swedish fot8.0163 (26′ 3″ Imperial)


1758Broadside Weight = 512 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (479.744 lbs 217.6512 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck24 Swedish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 Swedish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 Swedish 8-Pounder

Service History

17.7.1788Battle of Hogland
13.5.1790Battle of Reval
13.5.1790Taken by the Russian At the Battle of Revel


Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:44

Thanks, corrected it.

Posted by Paul Fields on Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 03:02

Dimensions are in Alns instead of Fot, Metric and Imperial are double what they should be.

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