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Small Ships 1650-1699
(Dimension which are meters are from book “Orlogsflådens skibe gennem 500 år”, if there are two length mentioned, the first one is stem to stern, and the second is design waterline.)

Notice : main sources for dimensions are Skibsregister, and List of men of war 1650-1700 part III and others are :


-Orlogsflådens skibe gennem 500 år (in the book dimension are in meters, and they are modified to Danish feet, which correspond 314mm in book).
-Danske Orlogsskibe 1690-1860
-http://www.milhist.dk/vaaben/vands/holmen_ships/holmen_ships_uk.htm (there were nice list of ships, which built at Holmen shipyard 1692-1744).
(shiplist not included all the ship types !)


Ship name

Years

Type

Built

Fate / Notice

Guns

Length
(ft.)

Beam
(ft.)

Depth
(ft.)

Crew

Håbet /Haabet

1650-1664

bØjert

Finland
(
bought)

Condemned 1664.

4

?

?

?

?

Spes

1650-1658

galliot

?

Taken by Swedish 1658.
Wrecked in 1663 (under Swedish flag).

?

?

?

?

?

Wrangels Jagt

1650-1650

galliot

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

St. Peter /
St. Peder

1652-1679

galliot/
fireship


(hired)/
(bought)

Hired 1652, and purchased from Navy in 1657.
Fireship from 1676.
Condemned 1679.
25/24 laesten.

4-6

?

?

?

9-14

St. Maria

1653-?

defence-ship

?

From Langesund.

34

?

?

?

?

Norske Hund

1654-1687

galley

Copenhagen

Transferred to Norway in 1670.

3

?

?

?

?

Graa Falk/ Falcken/ Falken

1655-1658

frigate

?

Captured by Swedish 1658.

16-32

?

?

?

49

Hvide Fortun

1656-1716

flute/
fireship

(bought)

merchant ship, type flute.
in 1685 she was designed for fireship.
2-3, 4-2 pdrs.

6-8

105-6

19-6

(16)

20-22

København

1656-1662

defence-ship

Copenhagen
?

?

34

?

?

?

?

Caritas

1657-1659

fireship

?

from Groland Comppany.

?

?

?

?

?

Islands Fisk

1657-?

defence-ship

?

From Islandske Comppany.

?

?

?

?

?

Papegøjen

1657-1685

jagt

Bremerholmen

Sold 1685.

4-8

47-6

10-9

4-6

5-10

Saelhunden

1657-1658

defence-ship

?

From Islandske Comppany.
Wrecked 1658.

?

?

?

?

?

Samson

1657-1658

defence-ship

?

From Nordisk Saltcomppany.
Abandoned 1658, when the fjord frozen?

40

?

?

?

?

Svenske Grib

1657-?

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Swedish prize.

?

?

?

?

?

Svenske Lam

1657-?

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Swedish prize.

?

?

?

?

?

Svenske Løve

1657-?

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Swedish prize (ex saltship).

?

?

?

?

?

Aggershus

1658

”SkÆrbåde”

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

BjØrnen

1658

Blaabukken

1658

Christiania SkÆrbaad

1658

De to Løver

1658

Generaljagten

1658

Graabukken

1658

Hjorten

1658

Løven

1658

Oksen

1658

Renen

1658

Skien SkÆrbaad

1658

St.Andreas

1658

Stadtholders Jagt

1658

Søormen

1658

Tre Konger

1658

Flyvende Fisk

1659

Lister SkÆrbaad

1659

Stavanger SkÆrbaad

1659

Tønsberg SkÆrbaad

1659

Mandal SkÆrbaad

1660

Den Store Stykpram

1658

floating battery

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Johannes

1658-1659

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Swedish prize "Jonas" built ?
recaptured by Swedish 1659.

16-20

?

?

?

?

Jægeren   

1658-1658

fireship

?

Taken by Swedish 1658.

?

?

?

?

?

Norske Løve

1658-1697

jagt

?

Sold 1697.

12

?

?

?

?

Haabet /Håbet

1659-1659

galliot

(prize)

Swedish "Hoppet" built 1658.
Last mentioned 1659.

24-28

?

?

?

?

Egernet / Egern,
Elephanten (1658),
Egern (1660)

1659-1673

frigate

Norway

Builder: Thomas Lindsey.
Condemned 1673.
Broadsides 64 lb. (16x4 ?)

16

?

?

?

70

Johan Stenkuls Galiot

1659-1659

galliot

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Rotterdam

1659-?

flute

Holland
(taken)

taken, when ship captain died, and she arrived in Denmark.
used for transport duty.

?

?

?

?

?

Svanen/
Hvide Svane

1659-1676

small ship

(prize)

Ex Swedish Svanen, bought 1642, launched 1639.
(22-36 guns in Swedish service).
Ex Swedish "Svan"(1636)= Börjeson list.

26
50

110-6s

26-5s

13s

88s

Svenske Svane

1659-1659

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Swedish prize (ex Comppany ship).
Run aground, and burnt 1659.

?

?

?

?

?

Vildmanden

1659-1680

frigate

Norway

Builder: Thomas Lindsey.
Broken up 1680.
Broadsides 48 lb. (16x3 ?)

14-22

?

?

?

60-86
70(1673)

Det Gotlandske Lam

1660-?

defence-ship

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Hummeren /
Østersskallen

1660-1665

frigate

Copenhagen

Builder : Mathias Hermandsen
Sold 1665.

24

106-6

25-3

8-9

105

Lindormen/
Odderen (1664)

1661-1667

jagt

?

Discarded 1667.

4

?

?

?

5

Maagen /Mågen

1661-1685

jagt

?

Sold 1685.

4

41-6

10-9

6

5-6

Dragen

1663-1671

jagt

?

Last mentioned 1671.

?

?

?

?

?

Flyvende Hjort

1663-1675

frigate

Bremerholmen

Builder: Thomas Lindsey.
Burnt to avoid capture 1675.

16-22

?

?

?

68

Forgyldte Svane/
Dronningens Jagt

1663-1672

jagt

?

Condemned 1672.

?

?

?

?

?

Kobenhavn

1663-1676

frigate

Neustadt
(bought)

Bought at saltcomppany in 1663.
Built 1656-57.
Blown up in action 1676.

34-46

?

?

?

190
142(1673)

Tre Konger

1663-1668

galliot

?

Wrecked 1668.

?

?

?

?

?

Danske Havfrue
(ex Spitsbergen)

1664-1692

frigate

Bremerholmen

Ship name was supposed to be Havfruen,
but when the Swedish have
same name ship, it was then called Danske Havfrue.
Out of service 1692.
18-6, 12-3 lb.

20-30

32,7/29,4 m
93-9

7,4 m
23-6

3,0 m
9-6

92-135
92(1673)
135(1689)

Duckanden I

1664-1676

galley

Copenhagen

built by Cort Adelaer.
Given to Branenburg in 1676.

5

93

15-6

6-6

14-20+
oarsmen

Friderich

1664-1707

galley

Bergen

7-8 pdr. 34 oars.

7

94
29,7 m

14
4,4 m

5-9
1,8 m

120

Galej No.1

1664-1688

galley

Bergen

Condemned 1688.

3

63
70

11-9
12-6

4-6
5

14-20+
oarsmen

Håbet /Haabet

1664-1670

bØjert

Copenhagen

Wrecked 1670.

4

?

?

?

?

Lindormen /
Ormen Lindormen

1664-1708

galley

Christiania

Condemned 1708.
32 oars.

5-6

83-6

13

5-6

14-20+
oarsmen

Lindormen/
Nye Lindormen

1664-1678

jagt

?

Out of service 1678.

4

?

?

?

?

St. Elisabeth/
Elisabeth

1664-1664

galliot/
b
Øjert 

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

St. Michael

1664-1666

frigate

Holland
(bought)

Bought from Holland 1664.
Launched 1663.
Lost at sea 1666.
Guns : 26-8 pdr.

26-38

?

?

?

150

Unge Tobias

1664-1673

galliot

(bought)

Wrecked 1673.

?

?

?

?

?

Emanuel

1665-1666

frigate

The Elbe

Wrecked 1666.

28

92-6

23

9-6

100

Flyvende Aand

1665-1677

galley

Copenhagen

Donated with Lossen to the Elector of Brandenburg
in exchange for
another ship 1677.

5

?

?

?

?

Forgyldte Drage /
Dragen

1665-1673

galley

Copenhagen

Last mentioned 1673.

5

?

?

?

?

Galej no.2

1665-1698

galley

Bergen

Condemned 1698.

3

61
67-6

10-9
12

4-9
5-6

 

Haabet/
Crocodillen (1669)

1665-1685

galliot

Copenhagen

Orginally named Haabet, but 1669 renamed.
Armed 1677.
Sold 1685.

4-8

73

18

9

17-19

Hummeren

1665-1700

frigate

Copenhagen

Builder : Mathias Hermandsen.
Rebuilt 1671.
Captured by Swedish 1700.

24-36

36,7/33,4 m
106-6

7,9 m
25-3

3,1 m
8-9
9/11 dr.

142-248
160(1692)

St.Mathias

1665-1667

galliot

?

(ex Hummeren 1660-65)?
disposed again 1667.

?

?

?

?

?

St. Mathias/
Bonne Aventure (1667)

1665-1678

galliot/
transport/
fireship

(bought)

Ex Merchant
Made a fireship 1677.

4

?

?

?

28

Cæsar Augustus

1666-1673

bØjert

(bought)

Holland ship, bought.
Scrapped 1673(1670).

?

?

?

?

?

Flyvende Fisk

1666-1672

frigate/jagt

Christiania

Wrecked 1672.
builder: Cornelis Thomsen.

8

118

31

?

?

Forgyldte Fisk / Fisken/
Stokfisk

1666-1679

frigate/
fireship

(bought)?

ex “koffardifregat”
Became fireship 1675.
Expended as a fireship 1679(1678).
8-guns, and crew 20 when fireship.

26-28

?

?

?

100
142(1673)

Galej no.3

1666-1696

galley

Bergen

Condemned 1696.

4

65-9
73

11-3
12-6

4-9
5-6

 ?

Galej no.4

1666

1686

Norway

Very small galleys

?

?

?

?

?

Galej no.5

1686

?

?

?

?

?

Galej no.6

1682

?

?

?

?

?

Gyldenløve,
Magelos (1667)

1666-1673

frigate

Christiania

mostly used as a transport and “koffardifregat”
Given to East India Co. 1673.
builder: Cornelis Thomsen.

36

?

?

?

130

Røde Løve

1666-1673

bØjert

?

Scrapped 1673.

?

?

?

?

?

Støren

1666-1704
1666-1706

jagt

Glückstadt

Condemned 1704 (1706).
guns : 6-3

6

?

?

?

23

Abrahams Offer

1667-1678

fireship/
transport

?

?

6

?

?

?

?

Espionen

1667-1671

koffardiskibe/
transportship/
ketch

(prize)

Swedish prize.
Out of navy 1671, and sold 1672.

?

?

?

?

10

GlÆdeligt Budskab

1667-1677

galliot/
bØjert

Copenhagen

Out of service between 1677-79.

?

?

?

?

?

Havhesten /
Indiske Jagt

1667-1672

jagt

Bremerholm
(bought)

Bought from East India Co.
to East india Co.1672.

c.20

70

22

10

?

Juncker/Junkeren/ Junker

1667-1716

jagt

(bought)

Condemned 1716.
Guns: 10-3 pdr.

10-12

?

?

?

45

Lossen

1667-1677

galley

Copenhagen

Donated with Flyvende Aand to the Elector of Brandenburg
in exchange for
another ship 1677.

5

?

?

?

?

Fortuna
(ex Tre Croner)

1668-1673

flute

(bought)

left East India Comppany 1673.
In 1674 it may have used as defence-ship.

?

?

?

?

?

Søhunden

1668-1684

jagt

Copenhagen

Condemned 1684.

4

43-6

10-9

5-6

5

Håbet / Haabet

1669-1673

frigate

Neustadt

Given to East India Co. 1673.
Wrecked 1678.

32

?

?

?

?

Forgyldte Crone

1670-1684
(1671-84)

jagt

?

Sold 1684.

4

45-6

10-9

6

5

Første FærØske Stork

1670-1675

galliot

(prize)

Not mentioned after 1675.

?

?

?

?

?

Jægeren

1670-1676
(1670-86)

frigate

Bremerholm

Builder: Mathias Hermandsen.
Rebuilt 1674-76 as a hulk (102 x 23-9 ft.).
Involved in 1679 the Rodstens squadron.
guns: 18-8, 4-4, 2-1.

22-30

70

22

10

42-172
92(1673)

Lillien /
Lillien Snau

1670-1680

jagt

?

Sold 1680.

4

?

?

?

4
25

Nattergalen

1670-1672

jagt

?

Last mentioned 1672.

?

?

?

?

?

St. Catharina

1670-1672

koffardiskibe/
transportship

(prize)

Send Gronland, but wrecked 1672.

?

?

?

?

?

Prins Jørgens Jagt

1671-1672

jagt

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Tønsberg/
Tønsberg Skude/
Tønsberg Fløjte

1671-1680

flute

Tonsberg

Wrecked 1680.

10-11

?

?

?

21

Guldenlews Waaben

1672-1674

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

26

?

?

?

?

Havmanden

1672-1674

frigate

Haderslev

Sold to East India Co.1674.

30

66-9

20-3

10-3

142(1673)

Anthonette
(ex Mercurius)

1673-1685

frigate

Holland
(bought)

Launched 1672, bought 1673.
Given to East India Co. 1685.
guns: 18-6, 14-3, 2-2.

26-34

88-6

22-6

10-8

180-200

Charitas

1673-1674

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

24

?

?

?

?

Charlotte Amalia

1673-1701

defence-ship

Bergen

From Bergen.

50

?

?

?

136

Christiania

1673-1701

defence-ship

Sandvika

From Christiania.
Guns: 18-12, 20-8, 20-4/2 , 305 laesten.

58

?

?

?

?

Christianus Quintus

1673-1701

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

?

?

?

?

?

Christianus Quintus

1673-?

defence-ship

?

?

34

?

?

?

?

Dadelbaum

1673-1677

smack

(bought)

out of service 1677.

?

?

?

?

6

Forgyldte Pelikan /
Pelican

1673-1679

jagt/
defence-ship

?

?

12

?

?

?

?

Haabet

1673-1701

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

?

?

?

?

?

Helleflynderen

1673-1720

floating battery

Copenhagen

Condemned 1720.
18 pdr. Canons.

14-22

?

?

?

90

Hvide Falck/
Prins Georgs Fregat

1673-1716

frigate

Bremerholm

Builder: Mathias Hermansen.
Condemned 1716.
guns : 16-6, 10-3.

16-26

29,9/26,8 m
85-3

7,4 m
23-6

2,9 m
9-3

92-180

Københavns Vaaben

1673-1701

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

?

?

?

?

?

Prins Friderich

1673-1701

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

50

?

?

?

102

Spraglede Falk /
Buntede Falk

1673-1679

frigate

Eckernförde

Builder: Eggert Froböse.
Wrecked 1679.

16-32

86-6

23-9

9-6
(aft)

81

St. Franciscus

1673-1701

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

24

?

?

?

14

St. Joris

1673-1685

smack

(prize)

Swedish prize.
Condemned 1683 or 1685.

8

93-9

16

9

20

Vogel Struss

1673-1674

galliot

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Wandhunden

1673-1689

snow
(frigate)

Kiel

Builder : Pieter Cornelisen.
Transportship 1686.
(rebuilt as a hulk 1686).
guns: 12-4, 2-1.

12-20

25,4 m
c.81

6,1 m
19-6

3,0 m
9-6

41-50

Dronningen af Danmark

1674-1674

defence-ship

Copenhagen

?

34

?

?

?

?

Emmanuel

1674-1674

defence-ship

?

?

12

?

?

?

?

Forgyldte Ørn

1674-?

defence-ship

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Havmanden
(ex Neptunus)

1674-1683

frigate

(bought)

Launched 1669.Bought 1674.
Wrecked 1683.

30-36

102

24-9

9-6

143

Havridderen af Bergen

1674-1674

defence-ship

?

?

12

?

?

?

?

Københavns Slot

1674-1701

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

24

?

?

?

?

Lossen

1674-1679

frigate

Bremerholm

Builder: Mathias Hermansen.
Accidentally burnt 1679.
Guns : 16-6,10-3 pdr.

26-32

85

23-6

9

104
84(1677)

Mercurius

1674-1679

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

?

?

?

?

?

Neptunus

1674-1682

defence-ship

?

wrecked 1682(1683).
There was mutiny on the ship in 1683?

24

?

?

?

?

Nordstjernen

1674-1679

defence-ship

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

Oldenburg

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From East India Comppany.

34

?

?

?

?

Oranienboom

1674-1676

defence-ship
(gallion)

?

From Bergen.

6

?

?

?

13

Patientia

1674-?

defence-ship

?

Norway defence-ship.

34

?

?

?

?

Phoenix

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From East India Comppany.

24

?

?

?

?

Prins Friderich

1674-1677

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

?

?

?

?

?

Prosperitet

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

50

?

?

?

112

Regina Dania

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From East India Comppany.

34

?

?

?

?

Salvator Mundi

1674-?

defence-ship

?

?

12

?

?

?

?

Spes

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From East India Comppany.

?

?

?

?

?

St. Andreas

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

?

?

?

?

?

St. Johannes

1674-1684

defence-ship

?

From Ålborg.
8-3 pdrs.
Served also as a fireship and transport ship.
Sold 1684.

8

23,5 m

5,9 m

1,7 m

20

St. JØrgen

1674-1685

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.
Wrecked 1685.

6-12

?

?

?

17

Statholder Guldelew

1674-?

defence-ship

?

From Bragnaes.

34

?

?

?

?

Tygeren (af København)

1674-1676

defence-ship

?

From Copenhagen.

34

?

?

?

?

De Fire Kronede Liljer

1675-1684

snow/jagt

(bought)

Out of service 1684.

4-6

46
14,4 m

12-6
3,6 m

5
1,6 m

21(30)
24

Fortuna

1675-1676

crayer

(prize)

Swedish prize.
Wrecked 1676.

?

?

?

?

?

Hvide Svane

1675-1685

schuit

?

Transport duty 1678-79.

?

19,8 m

5,8 m

?

6

Prins Friderich

1675-1713

jagt

(Elbe)

Discarded 1713.
Sold 1716.
Guns :12-3 pdrs.

10-12

?

?

?

45

St. Jacob

1675-1679

crayer

(bought)

Wrecked 1679.

?

?

?

?

12

St. Jacob

1675-1685

smakke

?

Sold 1685.

c.4-8

54

17-6

7-3

6

Anna Maria

1676-1676

galliot

(prize)

Swedish prize.
Disposed 1676.

?

?

?

?

?

Bergens Waaben

1676-1701

defence-ship

?

From Bergen.

?

?

?

?

?

Caritas

1676-1690

frigate

(prize)

Swedish "Caritas" hired 1675.
Wrecked 1690.
guns: 4-8, 12-6, 12-3, 2-1.

30-32

30,1/27,5 m
87-6

7,5 m
23-9

3,0
9-6

131

Carlshavn

1676-1677

frigate

(prize)

Swedish "Karshamn" built 1669.
Recaptured by Swedish 1677.

18-24

?

?

?

?

Christianssand /
Fortuna (1684)

1676-1688

defence-ship
(frigate)

Holland,
(bought)

Built 1673. (Sold) 1688 East India Comppany.
Guns: 18-12, 16-6, 4-2, 2-1.

40

107-9
37,7/33,8 m

25-4
7,9 m

11-4
3,6 m

80
203

Duen /
Hvide Due

1676-1682

jagt

(bought)

Bought 1676 or 1677.
1678 mail ship.

4

?

?

?

?

Elephanten /
Enhjørning (1676) /
Elephanten (1678) /
Liden Elephanten /
Aurora (1689) /
FrØken Elschen (1689)

1676-1691
1676-1721

snow

(prize)

Swedish "Enhorn" hired 1674.
in 1678 converted as a light frigate for Kingen, and
renamed Elephanten.
In 1691 was made proposal, that ship should be built as
a
bomb-vessel, but this never probably happen.
Condemned 1721(list of men of war).
Some sources says,
that ship was orginally captured by
Branenburgers.

14-18

73-6

17-1

7-9

58-76

Flyvende Hjort

1676-1686

frigate

Copenhagen

Out of service 1686.
Aqcuired East India Co. 1688.

38-44

111

27-6

11-3

?

Glückstadt

1676-1681

frigate/
fireship

(bought)

Bought 1676 or 1677.
Fireship in 1679 (crew 60).
Condemned 1681.

30-36

?

?

?

102

Haabet

1676-1678

schuit

?

?

?

?

?

?

12

Justitia

1676-1679

schuit

?

?

?

?

?

?

12

Järnvågen

1676-1677

frigate

(prize)

ex Swedish merchantmen, sold 1677.

16

?

?

?

173

Kong David

1676-1685

galliot

(prize)

Swedish "Konung David" hired 1675.
Sold 1685.

6-10

72

19-3

8-9

17-24

Leoparden

1676-1676

galliot

(prize)

Swedish prize.
Disposed 1676.

?

?

?

?

?

Postillionen

1676-1705

snow

Bremerholmen

Builder : Mathias Hermandsen.
Made a bomb-vessel 1686. Condemned 1705.
guns: 16-3.

12-18

23,4/21,0 m
67

5,3 m
16-9

2,4 m
7/9

50

Robben

1676-?