High Seas Fleet
The fleet mostly consisted of old ships. It was stationed at the Karlskrona naval base.
In 1756, the High Seas Fleet could not put more than 6 ships of the line and 2 frigates on active service.
In 1757, it managed to increase this to 11 ships of the line, 5 frigates, 2 gunboats and 4 galleys.
During the following years, there were 8 ships of the line and a varying number of support vessels in service.
Ships of the Line
In 1756, the fleet counted 24 ships of the line. Another ship of the line was launched during the war.
Konung Frederik (96)
Konung Karl (100)
||Prins Karl Fredrik (72)|
|Adolf Fredrik (64)
||Fredrika Amalia (60)
||Prinsessan Sofia Charlotta (60)|
In 1756, the fleet counted 12 frigates.
In 1756, the fleet counted 3 brigs.
In 1756, the fleet counted 4 Prahme (oared gunboats), among which:
In 1756, the fleet counted 3 bomb ketches.
In 1756, the fleet counted 7 galliots.
In 1756, the fleet counted 9 galleys, among which:
This galley flotilla was stationed at Sveaborg, outside Helsingfors.
Naval Artillery Battalion
In 1756, the Army Fleet counted 57 galleys and 4 half galleys.
In 1756, the Army Fleet counted 4 Prahme (oared gunboats).
Blasco, Manuel: 3 Decks
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