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18069
Nominal Guns40W006
NationalityDenmark
OperatorDano-Norwegian navy
Keel Laid Down10.2.1794BWAS-1793
Launched14.10.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand BWAS-1793
Designed by
Ernst Wilhelm StiboltDanish
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1763-1790
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateW006
Ship TypeFrigateW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
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Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRN-JT
Length of Gundeck148' 0"Danish Fod (Feet)46.4868 (143′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"Danish Fod (Feet)11.6441 (35′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"Danish Fod (Feet)4.7429 (14′ 7″ Imperial)

Armament


1795Broadside Weight = 300 Danish Pund (327.9 lbs 149.94 kg)RN-JT
Upper Gun Deck26 Danish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Danish 12-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Danish 6-Pounder

1801Broadside Weight = 342 Danish Pund (373.806 lbs 170.9316 kg)RN-JT
Upper Gun Deck26 Danish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Danish 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Danish 6-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 1798Kaptajn
Ferdinand Albrecht BraunDanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1802
ref:1695
1803Kaptajn
Erik Otto Knoph BranthDanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1811
ref:1695

Service History


DateEventSource
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
7.9.1807Taken by the British at the fall of Copenhagen

 

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