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Kronan

16584
Stora Kronan Riks Kronan
Nominal Guns126W006
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Keel Laid Down27.10.1776W006
Launched31.7.1668W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardStockholm W006
Constructor
Francis SheldonBritish
Ship Builder
W006
CategoryFirst RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the LineW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Sunk in Action1.6.1676W006

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck178' 6"Swedish fot52.871 (173′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 5"Swedish fot13.2615 (43′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 0"Swedish fot6.2349 (20′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1675Broadside Weight = 1230 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (1152.51 lbs 522.873 kg)W006
Gun Deck12 Swedish 36-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Swedish 30-Pounder
Gun Deck40 Swedish 24-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Swedish 18-Pounder
Gun Deck36 Swedish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck20 Swedish 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1668885 W006

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1676 - 1.6.1676Amiral
Friherre Lorentz CreutzSwedish
Naval Sailor
Service 1626-1676
MHVA

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1676Battle of Bornholm
1.6.1676Battle of Öland
8.8.1980The wreck was located 4 nautical miles East of the church of Hulterstad, ÖlandMHVA

 

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