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Ship Name

Years

Building
Place

Fate/
Gun Sizes

Guns

Ton.
*Glete

Dimensions
(length x beam inside planking x max draught)
(ft. = 0,2969 m)

Göta lejon

1702-1745

Karlskrona

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

90-96

2300*
2480

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

800*
830

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

1600*
1800

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.
Deleted from list 1795.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6.
26-24, 26-12, 18-6.
26-24, 26-12, 18-6, 2-3.

64-72

1625*
1770

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, 22-1
2, 16-6, 2-3 (1713)

60-68

1350*
1375

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

Öland

1705-1742

Karlskrona

Wrecked on Bornholm 1742.
22-24, 24-12, 10-6 
22-18, 22-8, 10-4, 6-3 (1713)

50-60

1050*
1100

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

2000*

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

Verden

1706-1754

Karlskrona

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

50-54

1050*
1100

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

1050*
1100

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

1350*
1370

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

 

Bollingbroke

1713-1716
(prize)

Russia

Russian prize Bulinbruk.
Captured while transiting to Russia.
Never in service.
Last mentioned 1716.

46/50
intended
in
Russia

800*

120 x 95(kl.) x 29-6 x ? Rus

Kronoskeppet
(ex Le Beau)

1714-1722
(prize)

England

ex privateer ?.
Sold 1722.
18-12, 24-6, 8-3

50-56

800*

133 x 34 x 14

Drottning Ulrika Eleonora

1719-1765

Karlskrona

Laid down 1709.
Rebuilt 1730-33.
Swedish last 3-decker,
which built. BU 1765.
26-24, 24-18, 26-8, 8-4.

76-84

2075*
2170

166 x 46 x 20
(169 x 46 x 20)s.f.h,vol.2 p.192
(168 x 41 x 23) link

 

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

42-52

850*
915

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

1188*
1280

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

1188*
1300

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

 

Freden

1730-1747

Karlskrona

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

42

900*
970

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

Friheten

1731-1782

Karlskrona

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

64/66

1600*
1660

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

Drottningholm

1731-1747

Stockholm

Frigate from 1747.
22-18, 20-8

42

900*
980

130 x 35 x 16

Hessen-Cassel /
Hertig Ferdinand (1778)

1731-1803

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1751-52.
Sold? 1803.
26-24, 24-12, 14-6

60-64

1597*
1650

153 x 41-6 x 19

Enigheten

1732-1790

Karlskrona

Rebuit 1768-69.
Captured ? by Russians 1790.
Sweden/Finish sources:
Own fireship Postiljon set her fire
(also heavy frigate Zemire set fire)
in Vyborg bay gauntled, and all three ship exploded 1790.
26-24, 26-12, 14-6
28-24, 26-18, 18-6 (1738)

66-72

2000*

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

Sverige

1734-1738

Skeppsholmen

Wrecked on Spanish coast 1738.
26-24, 28-12, 18-8

72

1620*
1720

165-6 x 42 x 18

Finland

1735-1790

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1766-67.
Run aground, and
taken by Russians in Vyborg bay gauntled 1790.
22-24, 22-12, 12-6

56-62

1349*
1380

151 x 39 x 17 (17-3 depth)
(145 x 38-6(ip.) x 15-6)Rus

 

Fredrik Rex /
Fridericus Rex

1742-1795
(bought)

Blasieholmen,
Stockholm

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

60/62

1500*
1590

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

Konung Adolf Fredrik /
Riksens Ständer  (1770)

1744-1790

Djurgård,
Stockholm

Rebuilt 1762-63.
Run aground, and burnt to prevent capture 1790.
24-24, 24-12, 16-6

62/64

1551*
1670

154 x 41-6 x 19

Drottning Lovisa Ulrika

1745-1790

Stockholm

Rebuilt 1765-66.
Run agroun in the Vyborg bay
gauntled, and burnt by the crew 1790.
28-24, 26-18, 18-6 

72/74

1989*
2040

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

2000*
2070

167 x 44 x 20-6

Sparre/
Greve Sparre

1748-1782

Karlskrona

Sold 1782.
24-18, 22-8, 10-4 

50-56

1124*

141-8 x 37-6 x 17

Södermanland/
Gripen (1775)

1749-1779

Djurgård,
Stockholm

Rebuilt as a frigate 1779-80.
22-18, 22-8, 6-4.

50-54

1245*
1450

142 x 38 x 19-6

Uppland

1749-1775

Djurgård,
Stockholm 

Rebuilt as a frigate 1775-6.
22-18, 22-8, 8-4

50-54

1245*
1450

142 x 38 x 19-6

 

Prins Carl

1758-1790

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1790.
24-24, 24-12, 12-6
Crew 450.

60/62

1781*

160 x 42 x 21-6 (20 depth)

Prins Gustaf

1758-1788

Karlskrona

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

72/74

2226*

171 x 44-6  x  23 (22-3 depth)
(172 x 44-6 x 23)

 

Prins Fredrik Adolf

(1763)-1763

Djurgård ,
Stockholm

Sold to East Indiamen
comppany 1763.

60

1705*

160 x 42 x 21-6

Prinsessan Sofia Albertina

(1763)-1763

Stockholm

Built 1755 ?
Sold to East Indiamen
comppany 1763.

50

1359*

147 x 39 x 19-6
(151-6 x 39-9 x 20,2 = plan)
(keel 132, and depth 16-9 plan)

Prinsessan Sofia Albertina

1764-1781
(1767-81)

Karlskrona

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

60/62

1705*
1970

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

 

Sofia Magdelena

1774-1790

Karlskrona

Laid down 1759.
Taken by Russian in
Vyborg bay gauntled 1790.
28-24, 26-18, 16-6.
26-24, 28-18, 16-8.
Crew 593. 

70/74

2226*
2400
2450

171 x 44-6  x  23
(22-3 depth)

Prins Fredrik Adolf

1774-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
24-24, 26-18, 12-6
Crew 567.

62/64

2020*
2045

169 x 45-6 x 21
(169 x 45-8 x 21)

Konung Adolf Fredrik

1775-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 16-8
Crew 610.

70/74

2183*
2210
2400

174 x 46-8 x 21-3

Konung Gustav III

1777-1825

Karlskrona

Broken up 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 16-8
Crew 610.

70/74

2183*
2370?

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 
Crew 556.

60-68

1822*

163 x 45-9 x 19-6

 

Hedvig
Elisabeth Charlotta

1781-1790

Karlskrona

Run aground, and sank after
she was hit several times
at Vyborg bay gauntled 1790.
24-24, 26-18, 12-6.
Crew 567. 

62/64

2055*

169 x 46-6 x 19-6

Kronprins
Gustav Adolf

1782-1788

Karlskrona

Agrounded outside of the
Helsinki 1788.
Crew was taken as a pow.
Ship was burned.
Wreck was found 1995 in
depth of 18-20 meters.
28-24, 26-18, 8-6
26-36, 28-24, 8-6 
Crew 567. 

62/64

1899/
2000*
1925

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

Fäderneslandet

1783-1864

Karlskrona

Broken up 1864.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6
Crew 567.  

62/64

1899/
2000*
1925

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

Ömheten

1783-1790

Karlskrona

Run aground, and taken by Russian
in Vyborg bay gauntled,
but ship crashed as a result of the damage 1790.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6
Crew 567.   

62/64

1899/
2000*
1925

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

Rättvisan

1783-1790

Karlskrona

Taken by Russian 1790.
26-36, 28-24, 8-6
Crew 567.   

62/64

1899/
2000*
1925

167 x 45-9 x 19-6
167 x 46 x 20
(163 x 46-8 x 18-3)Rus

Dygden

1784-1793

Karlskrona

Exploseded at Karlskrona 1793.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6
Crew 567. 

62/64

1899/
2000*
1940

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

Äran

1784-1834

Karlskrona

Rebuilt as a frigate in 1834-39.
(46-guns, and renamed Göteborg)
26-24, 28-18, 8-6
Crew 567-600.

62/64

1899*
1925

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
Crew 567.  

62/64

1899/
2000*
1925

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

Tapperheten

1785-1825

Karlskrona

Sold at Columbia in 1825.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6.
Crew 567.

62/64

1899*
1925

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

Manligheten

1785-1864

Karlskrona

Broken up 1864.
26-24, 28-18, 8-6
Crew 556-567
.

62/64

1899*
1925

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

Dristigheten

1785-1869

Karlskrona

Broken up 1869.
26-36, 28-18, 8-6
Crew 567.  

62/64

1899*
1925

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

Vladislaff

1788-1819
(prize)

Arkangel

Ex Russsia ship.
Broken up 1819.
28-24, 28-18, 20-6.
Crew 660. 

76

2300*

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.
ex Prinsessan Sofia Albertina.
Rebought 1790.
Lost 1790.
22-18, 22-12, 6-6.

50

1359*

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.
crew 695-700.

74-84

2650*
2680
2720

184 x 49-8 x 22-3
Svenska flottans historia :
55,9 x 14,7 x 6,6 m

 

Wasa
(ex Wasa 1778)

1808-1836
(bought)

Karlskrona

54-24.

54

1822*

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

2650*
2600

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

Carl XIV Johan

1824-1867

Karlskrona

Laid down 1817.
(BU) 1867.
30-36, 30-24, 10-12, 14-24m  
crew was 658/735.
Hight over waterline to lower gunports
was 6-5 ft.

74-84

2650*
2600

181-9 x 49-6 x 21-1/22-9.
length from figurehead to stem gallery was 216 ft.
2650 t. (2608 tn.)
2738 t. (when steam)

Prins Oscar

1830-1869

Karlskrona

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

76
(66)

2299*
2390

180-6 x 49-11 x 21-4.5

Gustav den Store

1832-1870

Karlskrona

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

76
(68)

2370*

180-9 x 49-11 x 21-3

Stockholm
(screw steamer)

1856-1923

Karlskrona

Laid Down 1832.
Schoolship from 1876.
Sold 1923.
6-7,62"m, 64-30 
Crew 739, sail area 2548 m2
800 ihk/ 8 knot

84/
66-70

2737*
2850

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
2846 t.(when steam)

Skandinavien

1860-1876

karlskrona

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

76
(62)

2370*

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

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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)
8. Kustaa III Ja Suuri Merisota

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