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Princess Sophia Frederica

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPrindsesse Sophia Frederica ClassW006
Designed by
Henrik GerneDanish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up9.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 1"Imperial Feet53.3403 
Length of Keel144' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet43.8944 
Breadth47' 11 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold19' 8"Imperial Feet5.8138 
Burthen1,762 7694Tons BM 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1811 - 6.1.1812Lieutenant
Thomas BurwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
NBD1849
1.1812 - 1813Lieutenant
William BlightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1855
BWAS-1793
1814Lieutenant
Joseph HellardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
7.9.1807Taken at the fall of CopenhagenBWAS-1793
13.12.1807Arrived in Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
2.1811Used as a Prison shipBWAS-1793
2.1811Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
1812Lent to the Transport BoardBWAS-1793
1815Placed in ordinaryBWAS-1793
9.1816Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


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Was never commissioned

 

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