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Ömheten

10983
Nominal Guns62W006
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Acquired1783W006
ShipyardKarlskrona - Blekinge W006
Ship ClassKronprins Gustaf Adolf (0000)W006
Designed by
Frederik Henrik af ChapmanSwedish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1721
W006
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the LineW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured4.7.1790W006
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck167' 0"Swedish fot49.5823 (162′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 9"Swedish fot13.8949 (45′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 6"Swedish fot5.839 (19′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


1783Broadside Weight = 594 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (556.578 lbs 252.5094 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck28 Swedish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Swedish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Swedish 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1788Battle of Hogland
4.7.1790Battle of Viborg


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemu, Web Site
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Jan Nordgren on Thursday 22nd of July 2021 17:00

The Swedish Guns/shot was not measured in skålpund. According to 1705 artilleri standard a 24 pundet rund weight 11,9 kg (caliber 15.5 cm) and 18 pound was at 9 kg (14,1cm) Please also note that an English 24 pounder shot a round of only 23 pounds. (I nglisg 32 pounder did shot a 33 pounds shot on the other hand.

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