Panna Wodna
Nominal Guns12E-WIKI
NationalityPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
OperatorPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1236
ShipyardDanzig - Pomerania ref:1236
Constructor James MurrayE-WIKI
CategorySixth RateE-WIKI
Ship TypePink ref:1236
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
BecomesSwedish Sixth Rate ship 'Meerweib' (1632) (12)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1310
Between Perpendiculars84' 0"Amsterdam Feet23.7804 (78′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth19' 0"Amsterdam Feet5.3789 (17′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold9' 0"Amsterdam Feet2.5479 (8′ 4″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.11.162780including 50 marinesref:1240

1 Commanding Officer

1627 - 5.5.1628Captain Adolf von Argenref:1240

Service History

28.11.1627Battle of Oliwa

Sent to Wismar as a reinforcment for Habsburg imperial fleet.



Previous comments on this page

Posted by Sagitt on Wednesday 5th of December 2018 12:10


Thank you very much! I will try to add some info about the rest of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy. As soon as I find some free time.

Posted by Cy on Sunday 25th of November 2018 14:47


Many thanks, always interested in adiditonal data from the less well know areas of naval warfare. If you have additional information you wish to share please feel free to either add additional comments or email me directly. Link is on home page.


Posted by Sagitt on Saturday 24th of November 2018 20:31

I am very happy to see some polish warships from the age of sail on that page. But I see here some wrong data, so let me put a comment.

Ship type - pink
Built in Gdańsk shipyard, acquired in 1623,
1627 - Fought in Battle of Oliva
1629 - Sent to Wismar as a reinforcment for Habsburg imperial fleet.
1632 - Captured by Swedes after Wismar surrendered.

R. Koczorowski, Flota Polska w latach 1587-1632 (Polish Navy in 1587-1632), Warsaw 1973.

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