Wasa

10979
Nominal Guns60W006
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Acquired1778W006
Home Port W006
ShipyardKarlskrona - Blekinge W006
CategoryFourth RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Sold1803W006
BecomesSwedish Merchant east indiaman 'Wasa' (1803) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck163' 0"Swedish Aln (Feet)96.7894 (317′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 9"Swedish Aln (Feet)26.8101 (87′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 6"Swedish Aln (Feet)11.3152 (37′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


1778Broadside Weight = 570 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (534.09 lbs 242.307 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck26 Swedish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Swedish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Swedish 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1788Battle of Hogland


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemu, Web Site
 

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