Prindsesse Caroline

Nominal Guns74W006
OperatorDano-Norwegian navy
Keel Laid Down13.8.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1807W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand W006
Ship ClassPrindsesse Caroline ClassW006
Designed by F C H HohlenbergBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Princess Carolina' (1807) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck170' 9"Danish Fod (Feet)53.4004 (164′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 3"Danish Fod (Feet)13.84 (42′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen1,171Danish Læster 


4.1805Broadside Weight = 722 Danish Pund (789.146 lbs 360.8556 kg)W006
Lower Gun Deck28 Danish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Danish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Danish 36-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Danish 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1805625 W006

Service History

7.9.1807Taken by the British at the fall of Copenhagen


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