DimensionsDimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006Length of Gundeck170' 9"Danish Fod (Feet)53.4004 (164′ 11″ Imperial)Breadth44' 3"Danish Fod (Feet)13.84 (42′ 9″ Imperial)Draught Aft20' 3"Danish Fod (Feet)6.3605 (19′ 7″ Imperial)
Armament6.10.1804Broadside Weight = 660 Danish Pund (721.38 lbs 329.868 kg)
|BWAS-1793||Lower Gun Deck28 Danish 24-Pounder||Upper Gun Deck28 Danish 18-Pounder||Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Danish 8-Pounder|
Crew ComplementDate# of MenNotesSource1804625 W006
Notes on Ship
The ship was built at Nyholm in Copenhagen and launched 6. October 1804. Konstruktionsmæssigt it was an advanced warship, which in many areas differed significantly from that of traditional shipbuilder tradition. This was due to First lieutenant FCHHohlenberg as in his brief of office as so-called fabriksmester on Nyholm (years 1795-1803) laid the foundation for a significant structural changes to the liners as well as frigates.
In its design the ship was a close copy of the somewhat larger BROTHERS THE SEVENTH of 90 guns. The ship had a normal crew of 625 men but the disease was reduced to 576 at the time of the disastrous battle.
The vessel's data
The ship was classified as a 74 kanoners ship, but led only 66, as a proportion of these were of heavier caliber than planned.
Length was 53.6 m with a maximum width of 13.9 m. Dybgangen was about 6.35 metres, with agterskibet stuck in a part deeper than the bow. The ship was built by egetømmer and was held toget
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook