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Frigates/ small ships 1700-1862 (Rus= Russian dimensions, D= Danish dimensions)

Notice : Four Archipalago Navy frigates is this section, but smaller found in Archipelago Navy ships section.

Ship Name

Years

Ship
Type or use

Building
Place

Fate/
Gun Sizes

Guns

Ton.
*(Glete)

Dimensions
length x beam inside plank x max draught or fore/ aft

Ruschenfelt

1700-1722
(bought)

“Lastdragare”/
Helpfrigate/
fireship

Stralsund

Fireship 1711-14.
Sunk at Skepsaholmen 1736?.
18-8, 8-6.
16-6, 6-3, 6-2.
2-3 when fireship(1713).

20-28

350*

100(99) x 27 x 10

Älvsborg /
Rosen

1700-1716

Frigate

Karlskrona

Also called Rosen.
Wrecked 1716.
18-8, 18-4, 4-3 
18-8, 18-6, 4-4

36/40

550*
630

115 x 30 x 13

Fröken Eleonora

1701-1709

Frigate

Karlskrona

Wrecked 1709.
16-4.
16-4, 6-3 (1709)

16-22

250*

90 x 24 x 9

Nya Delfin

1701-1707

Frigate

Karlskrona

Wrecked at "Kogskär"
(Estonia island) 1707.
20-6 (1707)
18-6, 2-4

20

295
275*

102 x 25 x 9

Postiljon

1701-1714

Frigate

karlskrona

Wrecked 1714.
20-6 (1714)
18-6, 2-4

20

285
275*

102 x 25 x 9

Snarsven /
Snarensven
Snaren Sven

1701-1706

Frigate

Karlskrona

Wrecked 1706.
18-8, 2-6.
16-8, 8-3 (1706)

20-26

290
275*

100 x 25 x 9-6

Charlotta

1702-1719

Frigate

Karlskrona

Sunk to prevent enemy capture
(Danes) in 1719.
20-8, 8-4 (1702).
18-6, 8-3 (26).

28

350*

105 x 26 x 11

(Nya)Falken

1703-1715

Frigate

Karlskrona

Taken by Danes in 1715.
("Svenske Falk")
18-8, 8-4
20-8, 10-4 (1704).

26-30

350*
375

105 x 26 x 11
(105 x 26-4 x 10-6)
(100 x 24-6 x 11/12)D

Reval

1704-1740

Frigate

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1726-28.
20-12, 12-8, 4-3 
20-12, 12-8, 8-3 (1710)

32-40

500*
640

120 x 30 x 11
(122 x 30 x 13)

Wolgast

1705-1737
(bought)

”Lastdragare”
 /Frigate

Stralsund

From 1721 used as a frigate.
24-6, 4-3

24-32

400*
425

110 x 27 x 11

St. Mathias

1706-1709

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Stettin

Wrecked 1709.
18-8, 12-3 (1709).

22-30

475*

120 x 27 x 11

St Thomas

1706-1738

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Stralsund

From 1721 use as a frigate.
BU 1738.
24-6, 2-3.
20-8, 14-3 (1713).

22-34

400*
425

110 x 27 x 11

St  Marcus

1707-1711
(bought)

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Stralsund

Wrecked 1711.
16-8, 4-3

20

425*

110 x 27 x 11

Viborg

1707-1713

Frigate

Karlskrona

Wrecked 1713.
18-18, 2-12, 18-8, 2-4

30-40

600*
550

120 x 31 x 14
(12
0 x 31 x 11)

Dromedarius

1708-1715
(bought ?)

”Lastdragare”/ Helpfrigate

Stettin

lengthen to 120ft (1715?).
Stralsund (1712).
Bought 1712 ?
Lost in action  1715.
4-12, 16-8, 14-3, 2-1 (1713)

34-36

450*

112 x 27 x 11
120 x 27 x 11

Oxen /
Anklam (1710 or 1712)

1708-1724
(bought)

“Lastdragare”
 /Frigate  

Stettin

Anklam (1710 or 1712).
From 1721 use as a frigate.
Exist 1724.
2-12, 18-6, 14-3.
4-12, 18-8, 14-3, 2-1 (1713) 

32-38

450*
465

122 x 26 x 9(11)

Stora Fenix /
Phoenix?

1708-1720

Frigate

karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1720.
20-8, 10-4 (1710)
2-12, 18-8, 10-4 (1713) 

30-34

450*
425

110 x 27-6 x 12
(110 x 27 x 11)
106-3/110 x 28-4/29-7 x 11-2/13 (Rus)

 

Vita örn

1711-1715

Frigate

Karlskrona

Taken by Danes 1715.
20-8, 10-4, 6-2
22-12, 8-4 (1715)

30-36

525*

110 x 31 x 13
(1
05 x 30 x 11-6/13)D

Karlskrona Vapen
(ex Karlskrona)

1714-1719
(bought)

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Karlshamn

ex Merchant Karlskrona 1703.
Taken by Russian 1719.
("Wachtmeister")
18-6, 8-3, 2-16 löd.

26-28

290
300*

94 x 24 x 10
89-4 x 23-6 x 8-9 Rus

Dücker

1715-1715

Frigate
(shallow draught)

Stralsund?

Lost in action 1715.

30

?

?

Kiskin

1715-1720

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Stralsund

Receive from Stralsund 1715.
Taken by Russian at
Ledsund(Åland) in 1720.
20-6.
6-8, 12-4, 4-3 (1720).

20-22

280
175*

76 x 20 x 9-6
72/76 x 22/20-2 x 9-6 Rus

Stå Fast

1715-1715

Frigate

Stralsund ?

Lost in action 1715.

30

?

?

Svarta Örn/
Danska Örn (1717)

1715-1720
(prize)

Frigate

Copenhagen

Taken from Danes 1715.
Take by Russians 1720..
4-6, 14-4

18

c.400*

109 x 24 x 13

Thais

1715-1715

Frigate

Stralsund ?

Lost in action 1715.

26

400

?

Välkomst från Orienten/
Willkomst aus Orient

1715-1729

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Stralsund

Also called Välkomsten or
Willkommen aus Orient.
Sold 1729.
6-8, 10-6, 8-3 

24

300*

102 x 24 x 10

Illerim

1716-1717

Frigate

Karlskrona

Laid down as a 54-gun ship
in 1709.
Taken by Danes 1717.
24-18, 10-8
24-18, 12-8 (1717) 

34-36

1170
1050*

140 x 36-6 x 17
(136 x 35 x 14/16)D

Jarramas

1716-1754

Frigate

Västervik

Orginally Turkish Order.
Rebuilt 1741.
BU 1754.
20-12, 10-8 

30

630
550
*

111 x 31 x 14

Ebenetzer /
Svalan (c.1721)

1717-1724
(prize)

fireship/
Frigate/
”lastdragare”

Holland?

Frigate from 1720.
Danish prize, built c.1701.
Renamed Svalan after war.
14-guns when fireship.
18-4, 4-3 (1722).
80 läster.

14-22

200*

84 x 22 x ?

Svarta örn

1717-1741

Frigate

Karlshamn

Wrecked on Finnish coast 1741.
4-18, 12-12, 20-6.
c.1725 44-guns. 

34/36/44

700*
760

123 x 33 x 14

William Galley

1718-1719
(prize ?)

Frigate

?

Maybe ex merchant or privateer ship.
Taken by Danish.

18

c.300*

?

Le Comte de Mörner

1719-1719
(Hired)

Frigate

Sweden
privateer

Lost in action 1719.

36

?

?

Louis et Anne

1719-1722
(hired)

Frigate

Sweden
privateer

Return to the owners 1722?.

18

300*

?

 

Delfin / Fortuna

1720-1722
(1720-32)
(hired)

Frigate

Sweden
privateer

Hired to 1720-22.
Returned to owners.
4-pounders.

18-24

300*

?

Vainqueur

1720-1720
(hired)

“Lastdragare”
/ Helpfrigate

Sweden
privateer

Taken by Russian at
Ledsund(Åland) in 1720.
24-6, 6-3.

30

400*

109-6 x 30 x ?
119/109 x 32/30 x 14-4/17
(Rus)

Örns Prins/
Endräkten

1720-1741
(prize)

Frigate

Holland

Russia prize.
ex Dutch Eendracht.
22-12, 12-6.

16-34

700*

123 x 33 x 14-6

Ekholmsund

1724-1767

Frigate

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1747-48.
(20-8, 6-3)

26

350*

105 x 28 x 11

Thure Bielke

1724-1767

Frigate  

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1740-42.
20-8, 6-6

26

350*
410

105-2 x 28-2 x 10-8

Gröna Jagaren

1725-1750

Frigate

Göteborg

Rebuilt 1739.
20-4, 6-3.

26

250*
410

100-11 x 27-11 x 11-2

Göteborgs Vapen

1725-1755

Frigate

Göteborg

20-8, 10-3

26-30

350*
430

105 x 28 x 11-4

Månen

1729-1773

Frigate/
”Lastdragare”

Karlskrona

Sold 1773.

24

500

111-3 x 27-3 x 12

 

Kristina

1732-1773

”Lätt” Frigate  

Karlskrona

builder : William Smith
18-8, 4-4 

22

250*
340

96-8 x 25 x 11

Karlberg

1737-1761
1737-1762

frigate

Stockholm

Also included the Archipelago navy.
18-6, 4-3.

22

300*

?

Ulriksdal

1738-1742

Frigate 

Stockholm

Taken by Russian 1742.
20-6, 4-3 

22-24

330
300*

?

Fama

1739-1760

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Wrecked 1760.
20-12, 12-4

32

600*

110-4 x 31 x 15

 

Karlshams Kastell

1740-1776
(bought)

Frigate

Karlshamn

Launched 1736.
Bought 1740.
Sold 1776.
22-12, 14-6, 8-3

36-44

750*
760

134-5 x 32-1 x 13-3

Helsinglands Vapen

1743-1744

frigate

?

Wararchives has her logbooks
from 1743-1744
.
Not listed by Glete.

?

?

?

Härnösands Vapen

1743-?

frigate

?

Not listed by Glete.

?

?

?

Svarta Örn

1745-1792

Frigate

Karlskrona

Sold 1782.
Rebought 1789.
Resold 1792.
24-12, 18-4 

34-42

757*

128 x 33-1,5 x 15-6

Drottningholm

1747-1767

Frigate

Karlskrona

ex SOL Drottningholm 1731.
Sold 1768/9.
22-18, 20-8.

42

900*

130 x 35 x 16

Freden

1747-1768

Frigate

Karlskrona

ex SOL Freden 1730.
Sold 1768/9.
22-18, 20-8.

42

900*

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

Merkurius

1748-1777

(rowing)
Frigate 

Karlskrona

Sold 1777.
Become eventually merchatmen.
4-12, 16-8, 6-3

26

569*

111 x 30 x 12
(110 x 30 x 13-9)

 

Delfin/
Höken (1758)

1754-1790
1754-1784

Frigate /
“Lastdragare”

Djurgård,
Stockholm

Höken (1758).
Lastdragare 1781/84.
Wrecked 1790.
(beached at Ystad 1784)
20-12, 14-6

34-36

842*
830

124 x 32-6 x 16

Illerim

1754-1800
1754-1802

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1774-75.
Sold 1800.
(Sold to East india comppany 1802
which sold it Russia 1807).
22-12, 14-8 
1047 t. (glete)
Crew 235.

36

1140
1047*

140 x 36-6 x 16-6
(140-6 x 36-6 x 16-6)

Neptun/
Neptunus
Falken (1758)

1754-1784

Frigate /
“Lastdragare” 

Stockholm

Falken (1758).
Lastdragare 1783.
Wrecked 1784.
20-12, 14-6 

34-36

842*
830

124 x 32-6 x 15-3

Phoenix ,
Fenix

1754-1777

Frigate

Karlshamn

Sold 1777.
Become eventually merchatmen.
20-12, 14-6

34/36

842*

125-4 x 32-6 x 16
(125 x 32-6 x 15-3)

Postiljon

1754-1790

(rowing)
Frigate 

Karlskrona

Gunpowder ship c.1785.
Fireship 1790.
4-12, 16-8, 6-3 

26

569*
590

111 x 30 x 12
(112 x 30-2 x 13-6)

Jägaren

1755-1795

Frigate /
”Lastdragare”

Karlskrona

Lastdragare 1782.
Sold 1795.
4-12, 16-8, 6-3

26

569*

111 x 30 x 12

Jarramas

1759-1818

Frigate  

Karlskrona

Broken up 1818.
22-12, 12-4

34

1050
630
759*

127-4 x 33 x 17
(127 x 33 x 17)

 

Solen

1760-1790

Frigate /
“Lastdragare” 

Karlskrona

Wrecked at Gotland 1790.
Built by Gilbert Sheldon.
Not listed by Jan Glete

16

675

120-6 x 28-6 x 14

Enigheten/
af Trolle (1775)

1764-1789

Frigate

Stockholm

Archipelago navy.
Taken by Russians 1789.
24-12.
cost 50 000 daler. 

24

585*
690

121 x 32 x 12/14

Prins Gustaf /
Prins Gustav

1764-1782

Frigate

Stockholm

Archipelago navy.
To navy fleet 1770.

Sold 1782.
24-12, 12-6.
cost  80 000 daler.

36

831*

135 x 35 x 16-9

Stjärnan

1766-1780

Frigate /
“Lastdragare” 

Karskrona

Wrecked at Anholt 1780.
Not listed by Jan Glete.

20

c.550

36,0 x 8,5 x 3,6 m
(c.121 x 28-6 x 12)

Enigheten /
Sprengtporten (1775)

1768-1810

Frigate

Stockholm

Archipelago navy.
Sunk at Bollösund 1810.
24-12.
cost 75 000 daler. 

24

585*
700

121 x 32 x 12-5/14-1

 

Uppland (RB)
(ex Uppland 1749)

1775-1790

Frigate

Stockholm

ex SOL.
Run aground, and the SOL Lovisa Ulrica collied her taken half of the stern with 1790.
22-18, 22-8

44

1245*
1450

142 x 38 x 19-6

Gripen (RB)
(ex Gripen/
Södermanland 1749)

1779-1810

Frigate

Stockholm

ex SOL.
Sunk at Djupasund 1810.
22-18, 22-8

44

1245*
1450

142 x 38 x 19-6

 

Bellona

1782-1809

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1794.
Wrecked 1809.
26-
24, 14-6 
Crew 342. 

40

1243*
1350

156 x 40 x 17-6

Diana

1783-1802

Frigate

Karlskrona

Broken up 1802.
26-24, 14-6  
Crew 342. 

40-42

1243*
1350

156 x 40 x 17-6

Minerva

1783-1789

Frigate

Karlskrona

Accidentally burnt 1789.
26-24,14-6
Crew 342. 

40

1243*

156 x 40 x 17-6

Venus

1783-1789

Frigate

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1789.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40

1243*

156 x 40 x 17-6

Fröja

1784-1834

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1813-15.
Also called Freja.
Broken up 1834.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40-48

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Camilla

1784-1842

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1798-1800, and
1819-24.
Broken up 1842.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40-48

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Thetis

1784-1818

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1795-96.
Broken up 1818.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40-48

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Galatea

1785-1854

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1812-14.
Broken up 1854.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40-48

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Eurydice

1785-1858

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1806-07, and
1826-27.
Broken up 1858.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40-48

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Zemire

1785-1790

Frigate 

Karlskrona

Lost 1790.
26-24, 14-6
Crew 342.  

40

1243*
1345

156 x 40 x 17-6

Hector

1788-1818
(prize)

Frigate

Arkangel

Ex Russian Gektor 1781 (26).
Crew 205. 

26

800*

(39,9 x 10,2 x 3,3 m)R

Jarislawitz

1788-1790
(prize)

Frigate

Arkangel

Ex Russian ship Iaraslavets 1784.
Run aground in Vyborg bay gauntled
,and taken back by Russians 1790.
26-12, 10-4.
Crew 240. 

32-36

900*

(41,2 x 10,2 x 3,3 m)R

Kilduin

1788-1795
(prize)

Frigate

Arkagel

Ex Russian ship.
Sold 1795.

26-32

500*

?

Ulla Fersen

1789-1807

Frigate

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1802.
Wrecked, Pomerania 1807.
18-6

18

437*
575

113 x 30-6 x 13-6

 

Af Chapman

1803-1825

Frigate

karlskrona

Sold 1825 (Columbia).
26-24, 14-8
Crew 330. 

40/44

1277*

159-3 x 40-2 x 18-2
(161 x 40 x 18-2)

Fredrika/
Öradd (1813)
(ex East indiamen)

1809-1833
(bought)

Frigate

?

Built before 1800.
Orädd
(1813).
22-12, 2-8

22-32

1000*

122-6 x 32-2.5
(28,1 x 7,1 m = S.F.H)

Af Chapman

1830-1876

Frigate  

karlskrona

Rebuilt as a Corvette 1854-55.
Sold 1916.
24-18, 2-12, 10-24carr. 
992 t.
945 t.(when corvette)

36/24

992*/
945*

136 x 36-10.5 x 16-9

Josephine /
Josefine

1834-1876

Frigate /
Corvette

Karlskrona

Corvette from 1868.
Unriged 1876.
Explode 1892.
26-24, 8-24, 6-24 c.
Crew 302.

40
(36)

1277*
(1221)

156-2,5 x 41-8 x 17-5

Göteborg (RB)
(ex Äran 1784)

1839-1874

Frigate

Karlskrona

Ex SOL Äran 1784.
26-36, 20-24.
Schoolship 1862.
Sold 1874.

46

c.2000*

167 x 46 x 20

Desirée

1843-1862

Frigate 

Karlskrona

40-30, 20-30c.

50/60
(52)

2204*
2000

177 x 47-6 x 21-2

Eugenie

1844-1888

Frigate/
Corvette  

Karlskrona

Rebuilt 1871-77.
Corvette from 1877.
Sold 1916.
26-24, 8-4, 6-24c.

40
(36)

1277*
1360

157-3 x 41-8 x 18-6

Nörrköping

1858-1867

Frigate /
Corvette 

Karlskrona

Corvette from 1866.
Sold 1867.
26-24, (6-24c.)
4-6,81" canon, 20-30

32

1341*
1439

158-2 x 41-8 x 19
(45,5 x 12,2 x 5,9 m)

Vanadis
(screwfrigate)

1862-1893

steamfrigate

Karlskrona

Swedish only screw frigate
Out of service 1893.
Barrack vessel until 1939.
BU 1945.
Crew 316-320, sail area 1643 m2.
1400 ihk/ 11,5 knot
22x6,5” shellguns

22

2120
2138

64,1 x 12,8 x 6,1 m
64 x 12,8 x 5,2 m