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1700-1860 Ships Of The Line (c.42-90 guns)
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SHIP NAME

YEARS

BUILDING
PLACE

FATE/
GUN SIZES

GUNS

DIMENSIONS
(ft. = 0,2969 m)

Göta lejon

1702-1745

Karlskrona

BU 1745.
28-24, 26-18, 28-8,
10-4, 4-3 (1713).

90-96

175 x 46 x 22
(175 x 46 x 21)

Prins Fredrik Wilhelm
(ex Kurland ship)

1702-1712
(prize)

Windau

Sunk 1712.
22-8, 22-6, 6-4.

50

132 x 32-6 x 14

Nordstjärnan
(Nordstjernan)

1703-1715

Karlskrona

Taken by Danes 1715.
26-24, 28-12, 16-8
26-24, 28-12, 18-6, 4-3.

70-76

160 x 42 x 19-6
(160 x 42 x 18-3)
(153-8 x 40-8 x 17-3/18-6)D

Prins Karl Fredrik

1704-1795

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1745-46.
"krutskepp" from 1785.
"hamnförsvarsfartyg"1788-90.
(Broken up) 1795.
26-24, 26-12, 18-6.
26-24, 26-12, 18-6, 2-3.

64-72

166 x 42 x 18-6(18-3)

Bremen

1705-1781

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1748-49.
Sold 1781.
24-24, 22-12, 14-6.
24-24, 22-12, 16-6, 2-3 (1713)

60-68

151 x 39 x 17-6
(150 x 39 x 17-6)

Öland

1705-1742

Karlskrona

Lost(wrecked) 1742.
22-24, 24-12, 10-6 
22-18, 22-8, 10-4, 6-3 (1713)

50-60

136 x 36 x 17
(138 x 36 x 17)

Tre Kronor

1706-1710

Karlskrona

Grounded , and burnt in action
by Danes 1710.
26-24, 28-18, 26-8
28-24, 24-18, 24-8 (1710) 
2000 t. (Glete).

76-80

170 x 44 x 20
(173 x 49 x 21-6)

Verden

1706-1754

Karlskrona

BU 1754.
22-18, 22-8, 8-4, 2-3 (1713)

50-54

135(136) x 35 x 17
(137 x 36 x 17)

Riga

1708-1717

Karlskrona

Exploseded, and sunk
at Karskrona in 1717.
22-18, 22-8, 8-4, 2-3 (1713)

54

139 x 36 x 17
(135 x 35 x 17)

Stockholm

1708-1781

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1734-35.
Sold 1781.
24-24, 22-12, 14-6.
24-24, 22-12, 14-4, 2-3 (1713)

58-68

151 x 39 x 17
(150 x 39 x 17-6)

 

Kronoskeppet

1714-1722
(prize)

England

Sold 1722.
18-12, 24-6, 8-3

50-56

133 x 34 x 14

Drottning Ulrika Eleonora

1719-1765

Karlskrona

Laid down 1709.
Rebuilt 1730-33.
Swedish last three decker,
which built. BU 1765.
26-24, 24-18, 26-8, 8-4.
2170 t. (Glete 2075 t.)

76-84

166 x 46 x 20
(169 x 46 x 20)

 

Greve Sparre

1724-1745

Göteborg

Move to Karlskrona for rebuilding,
1745, but instead that, built
a new ship with same name 1748.
18-18, 4-12, 22-8, 8-3

52

130 x 35-6 x 14-6

Prinsessan Sofia Charlotta

1725-1782

Rolfså,
Stockholm

Rebuilt 1750-51.
Sold 1782.
24-18, 24-12, 12-4

60-64

141 x 38 x 17-3
(142 x 38 x 17-3)

Prins wilhelm

1726-1781

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1733-34, and 1753-54.
Sold 1781.
24-18, 24-12, 16-4

64

141 x 38 x 17-3
(141 x 38 x 17-6)

 

Freden

1730-1768

Karlskrona

Frigate from 1747.
Sold 1768/9.
22-18, 20-8 

42

130 x 35 x 16-4(15-9)

Friheten

1731-1782

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1755-56.
Sold 1782.
26-24, 24-12, 16-6

64/66

153 x 41-6 x 19
(153-5)

Drottningholm

1731-1767

Skeppsholmen

Frigate from 1747.
22-18, 20-8

42

130 x 35 x 16

Hessen-Cassel

1731-1803

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1751-52.
Hertig Ferdinand
(1778).
Sold? 1803.
26-24, 24-12, 14-6

60-64

153 x 41-6 x 19

Enigheten

1732-1790

Karlskrona

Lost 1790.
26-24, 26-12, 14-6

66-70

166 x 44 x 20
(160 x 46 x 18-6)R

Sverige

1734-1738

Skeppsholmen

Wrecked 1738.
26-24, 28-12, 18-8

72

165-6 x 42 x 18

Finland

1735-1790

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1766-67.
Taken by Russian 1790.
22-24, 22-12, 12-6

56-60

151 x 39 x 17

 

Fredrik Rex

1742-1795
(bought)

Blasieholmen,
Stockholm

Also called Friedericus Rex.
Rebuilt 1767-68.
Sold 1795.
24-24, 26-12, 12-6

60/62

150 x 40 x 19
(150 x 40-7 x 19)

Konung Adolf Fredrik

1744-1790

Djurgård,
Stockholm

Riksens Ständer (1770).
Rebuilt 1762-63.
Lost 1790.
24-24, 24-12, 16-6

62/64

154 x 41-6 x 19

Dr.Lovisa Ulrika

1745-1790

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1765-66.
Lost 1790.
28-24, 26-18, 18-6 

72/74

167 x 44 x 20
(167-6 x 44-6 x 20)

Göta Lejon

1746-1816

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1769-70.
Broken up 1816.
28-24, 26-18, 20-6
(26-24, 26-18, 22-6)

72/74

167 x 44 x 20-6

Sparre

1748-1782

Karlskrona

Also called Greve Sparre.
Sold 1782.
24-18, 22-8, 10-4 

56

141-8 x 37-6 x 17

Södermanland

1749-1810

Djurgård,
Stockholm

Renamed Gripen 1775.
Rebuilt as a frigate 1779-80.
Sunk at Djupasund 1810.
22-18, 22-8, 6-4.
22-18, 22-8 (as a frigate). 

44-54

142 x 38 x 19-6

Uppland

1749-1790

Djurgård,
Stockholm 

Rebuilt as a frigate 1775-6.
Lost 1790.
22-18, 22-8, 8-4
22-18, 22-8 (as a frigate).

44-54

142 x 38 x 19-6

 

Prins Carl

1758-1790

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1790.
24-24, 24-12, 12-6

60/62

160 x 42 x 21-6

Prins Gustaf

1758-1788

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1788.
28-24, 26-18, 20-8

72/74

172 x 44-6 x 23
(171)

 

Prins Fredrik Adolf

(1763)-1763

Djurgård ,
Stockholm

Sold to East Indiamen
comppany 1763.

60

160 x 42 x 21-6

Pr. Sofia Albertina

1764-1781

Karlskrona

Wrecked at Netherland coast.
24-24, 24-12, 12-6 

60/62

160 x 42 x 21-6
(160-6)

 

Dr. Sofia Magdelena

1774-1790

Karlskrona

Laid down 1759?.
Taken by Russian 1790.
28-24, 26-18, 16-6 

70/74

171 x 44-6 x 23

Prins Fredrik Adolf

1774-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
24-24, 26-18, 12-6

62/64

169 x 45-6 x 21

Konung Adolf Fredrik

1775-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 16-8

70/74

174 x 46-8 x 21-3

Konung Gustav III

1777-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 16-8

70/74

174 x 46-8 x 21-3

Wasa

1778-1803

Karlskrona

Sold to East Indiamen
comppany 1803.
Rebought 1808. And built
as a 54-gun Sol/ frigate.
26-24, 26-18, 8-6 

60-68

163 x 45-9 x 19-6

 

Hedvig
Elisabeth Charlotta

1781-1790

Karlskrona

Lost 1790.
24-24, 26-18, 12-6 

62/64

169 x 46-6 x 19-6

Kronprins
Gustaf Adolf

1782-1788

Karlskrona

Agrounded outside of the
Helsinki.
28-24, 26-18, 8-6
26-36, 28-24, 8-6 

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Fäderneslandet

1783-1864

Karlskrona

Broken up 1864.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6 

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Ömheten

1783-1790

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1790.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6  

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Rättvisan

1783-1790

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1790.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6  

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6
(163 x 46-6 x 18-6)R

Dygden

1784-1793

Karlskrona

Exploseded at Karlskrona 1793.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Äran

1784-1874

Karlskrona

Rebuilt as a frigate in 1839.
Göteborg (1839).
Sold 1874.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6
26-36, (20-24) as frigate 

62/64
46

167 x 45-9 x 19-6
(167 x 46 x 20)

Försiktigheten

1784-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6 

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Tapperheten

1785-1825

Karlskrona

Sold at Columbia in 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Manligheten

1785-1864

Karlskrona

Broken up 1864.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Dristigheten

1785-1869

Karlskrona

Broken up 1869.
26-36, 28-18, 8-6 

62/64

167 x 45-9 x 19-6

Vladislaff

1788-1819
(prize)

Arkangel

Ex Russsia ship.
Broken up 1819.
28-24, 28-18, 20-6.

76

52,8 x 14,1 x 5,95m
(c.178 x 47-6 x 20)

 

Lovisa Ulrika
(ex East indiamen.)

1790-1790
(bought)

Stockholm

Orginally sold to East Indiamen
comppany in 1763.
Rebought 1790.
Lost 1790.
22-18, 22-12, 6-6.

50

147 x 39 x 19-6

Konung Gustaf IV Adolf

1799-1871

Karlskrona

Gustaf den Store(1811),
Försiktigheten (1825)
Rebuilt 1819-24.
Broken up 1871.
28-36, 30-24, 16-12
30-36, 30-24, 16-12, 2-24m

74-84

184 x 49-8 x 22-3
188-3 x 49-6 x 22-3
2650 t.(2680 t.)(2720 t.)

 

Wasa
(ex Wasa 1778)

1808-1836
(bought)

Karlskrona

54-24.

54

163 x 45-9 x 19-6

Carl XIII

1819-1865

Karlskrona

Laid down 1805.
(BU) 1865.
30-36, 30-24, 10-12, 14-24m 

74-84

181-7 x 49-6 x 22-4.
2650 t.

Carl XIV Johan

1824-1867

Karlskrona

Laid down 1817.
(BU) 1867.
30-36, 30-24, 10-12, 14-24m  

74-84

181-9 x 49-6 x 21-1/22-9.
2650 t.
2738 t. (when steam)

Prins Oscar

1830-1869

Karlskrona

Laid down 1819.
(BU) 1869.
68-24, 8-6 

76
(66)

180-6 x 49-11 x 21-4.5
2299 t.

Gustav den Store

1832-1870

Karlskrona

Laid down 1825.
(BU) 1870
28-24, 28-18, 10-6, 10-24m 

76
(68)

180-9 x 49-11 x 21-3
2370 t.

Stockholm
(screw steamer)

1856-1923

Karlskrona

Laid Down 1832.
Schoolship from 1876.
sold 1923.
6-7,62"m, 64-30 

84/
66-70

56,6 x 14,8 x 6,89m
(54,8 x 15,1 x 6,8 m)
190-8 x 49-10 x 23-2.5
2737 t.
2846 t.(when steam)

Skandinavien

1860-1876

karlskrona

Laid down 1825.
BU start 1885.
(76-30)

76
(62)

52,0 x 14,6 x 6,5m.
175-1 x 49-2 x 21-10,5
2370 t.

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Swedish Guns in 1705.

Pdr. / Shot weight (kg) / gun diameter (cm)

36 / 18,4 / 17,8
30 / 15,3 / 16,8
24 / 12,3 / 15,5
18 / 9,22 / 14,1
12 / 6,12 / 12,3
8 / 4,08 / 10,8
6 / 3,06 / 9,8
4 / 2,04 / 8,6
3 / 1,53 / 7,8
2 / 1,02 / 6,8

 

SOURCES :
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1."List of men-of-war 1650-1700 Part III"
2."Svenska Flottans Historia" VOL.2
3."Svenskt skepps byggeri"
4. "Forum Navale Nr.25"
5. "Forum Navale Nr.45"
6. Jan Glete
7. Jan-erik Karlsson Home page (http://www.fatburen.org/jan-erik.karlsson/ftgidx.htm)
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Sweden fleet in 1600-1800

 

1600 = 56 = 23 800 t.( + 6 galeon)

1625 = 39 = 19 700 t.

1650 = 42 = 28 400 t.

1675 = 41 = 35 200 t.

1700 = 49 = 52 600 t.

1725 = 30 = 34 400 t.

1750 = 36 = 44 500 t.

1775 = 37 = 50 000 t.

1800 = 24 = 39 800 t.

the biggest fleet in shipnumber was (over 100 t. ships) in 1605 = 68 ships and 27 300 t.

the biggest fleet in tons. Was in 1785 = 66 400 t. and 42 ship(over 300 t.)
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Swedish shipbuilding in 1611-1720

Ships sizes in tons

100-500

501-1000

1001-1500

1501-2000

2001-2500

2501-3000

Total

1611-1620

6

3

1

-

-

-

10

1621-1630

10

12

2

-

-

-

24

1631-1640

8

6

1

2

-

-

17

1641-1650

5

9

-

-

-

-

14

1651-1660

5

8

2

-

-

-

15

1661-1670

2

2

8

1

1

-

14

1671-1680

7

5

3

1

-

-

16

1681-1690

3

8

5

4

-

-

20

1691-1700

1

10

5

1

1

1

19

1701-1710

6

1

5

3

1

-

16

1711-1720

4

3

1

-

1

-

9

Total

57

67

33

12

4

1

174

 

Swedish bought ships  1611-1720

Ships sizes in tons

100-500

501-1000

1001-1500

Total

1611-1620

1

-

-

1

1621-1630

9

2

-

11

1631-1640

1

1

-

2

1641-1650

4

2

-

6

1651-1660

-

-

-

-

1661-1670

-

1

-

1

1671-1680

1

2

1

4

1681-1690

-

-

-

-

1691-1700

3

-

-

3

1701-1710

4

-

-

4

1711-1720

2

-

-

2

Total

25

8

1

34

 

Swedish taken ships  1611-1720

Ships sizes in tons

100-500

501-1000

Total

1611-1620

1

-

1

1621-1630

4

-

4

1631-1640

12

2

14

1641-1650

6

11

17

1651-1660

7

5

12

1661-1670

-

-

-

1671-1680

1

-

1

1681-1690

-

-

-

1691-1700

-

-

-

1701-1710

-

1

1

1711-1720

1

2

3

Total

32

21

53

 

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