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Nominal Guns64W006
NationalityDenmark
OperatorDano-Norwegian navy
Launched1784W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardUnknownW006
Ship ClassIndfødsretten ClassW006
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured7.9.1807W006

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Danish Fod (Feet)49.6278 (153′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"Danish Fod (Feet)13.5063 (41′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Aft19' 3"Danish Fod (Feet)5.9766 (18′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1016Danish Læster 

Armament


1784Broadside Weight = 516 Danish Pund (563.988 lbs 257.8968 kg)RN-JT
Lower Gun Deck26 Danish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Danish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Danish 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1784559Design ComplementW006

Service History


DateEventSource
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
25.9.1806Took the Frigate La Gloire (40) off Ile d'Aix
10.1807Burnt as uselessW006


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemu, Web Site
RN-JTResearch notesJohn Tredrea, Book
 

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