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18817
Nominal Guns46SNH
NationalitySweden
OperatorSwedish Navy
Launched1654ref:287
First Commissioned1652
Home Port SNH
How acquiredPurpose builtref:287
ShipyardSkeppsholmen SNH
CategoryThird RateSNH
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1666ref:287

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:287
Burthen550Ton
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentSSL
Length of Gundeck120' 6"Swedish fot35.7171 (117′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"Swedish fot8.907 (29′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


1652Broadside Weight = 162 Swedish pound (Skålpund) (151.794 lbs 68.8662 kg)SSL
Gun Deck6 Swedish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Swedish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Swedish 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Swedish 4-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Swedish 3-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1657/09/12Battle of Falsterbo
1658/10/29Battle of Sound
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
SNH Swedish naval history siteClaes BernesWeb Site
ref:287 List of Swedish Warships 1521-1721 (Unpublished Manuscript)Jan GleteDocument
SSL Swedish Ships listsJan-Erik KarlssonWeb Site
 

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Posted by TopNard on Monday 24th of October 2016 16:53

Fourth rate

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