Sophia Amalia655
Nominal Guns108W006
OperatorDano-Norwegian navy
Home Port W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardChristiania W006
Constructor RobbinsW006
CategoryFirst RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRN-JT
Length of Gundeck165' 0"Danish Fod (Feet)51.8265 (160′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 6"Danish Fod (Feet)11.9554 (36′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"Danish Fod (Feet)4.7429 (14′ 7″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

Service History

DateEvent Source

In the design of the ship it seems to have been present the will to surpass the English "Sovereign of the Seas". The ship was built in Christania (Norway) by James Robbins, with 3 full bridges and artillery guns arriving to have 108 (outnumbering the Sovereign) and can fire a broadside that was around 1,200 pounds

1657/09/28Sailed from Kjoge Bay with the fleetNWB
1657/10/04Arrived off WismarNWB


W006 Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
RN-JT Research notesJohn TredreaBook
PEPYSN Pepys's NavyJ D DaviesBook
NWB Naval wars in the Baltic during the Sailing Ship EpochR C AndersonBook

Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Saturday 22nd of October 2016 17:47
other informations about armament

Posted by TopNard on Saturday 22nd of October 2016 08:58

Based on the model of 92 guns can be:
30-42; 28-24; 34-12

Posted by TopNard on Saturday 22nd of October 2016 08:49

In 1656/1657: 1216 broadside

Posted by TopNard on Saturday 22nd of October 2016 06:41

Lower gun deck 24-42
Middle gun deck 22-12/24

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