Falken

18647
Nominal Guns26W006
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Launched10.4.1703SSL
Home Port W006
How acquiredPurpose builtSSL
ShipyardKarlskrona - Blekinge W006
Constructor Charles Sheldon (1665-1739)SSL
CategoryFifth RateW006
Ship TypeFrigate W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured25.4.1715SSL

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Swedish fot31.1745 (102′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"Swedish fot7.7194 (25′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"Swedish fot3.2659 (10′ 8″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentSSL
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Swedish fot31.1745 (102′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 3"Swedish fot7.8679 (25′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 5"Swedish fot2.969 (9′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen375Ton 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 88 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (82.456 lbs 37.4088 kg)W006
Gun Deck18 Swedish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Swedish 4-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 84 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (78.708 lbs 35.7084 kg)SSL
Gun Deck18 Swedish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 Swedish 3-Pounder

1704Broadside Weight = 100 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (93.7 lbs 42.51 kg)W006
Gun Deck20 Swedish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 Swedish 4-Pounder

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1703Underlöjtnant Jonas Ahlboo (d.1713)ref:7731707Underlöjtnant Anders Dreffling (1681-1737)ref:773

Service History


DateEventSource
22.4.1715Battle of Fehmarnbelt

 

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