Ulriksdal (24)

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Origin and History

This Swedish frigate was built by Daniel Friese at the Skeppsholmen shipyard near Stockholm. She was launched in 1738.

On October 5 1742 (September 24 O.S.), the frigate took refuge in the harbour of Revel during a storm and was captured by the Russian Navy.

During the Seven Years' War, the frigate was under the command of:

  • in 1756: Captain S. L. Kuzmishev (С. Л. Кузмищев)
  • in 1757: Captain E. Rodichev (Е. Родичев)
  • in 1758: Captain S. Volotskoy (С. Волоцкой)
  • in 1759: Captain P. P. Klement'ev (П. П. Клементьев)
  • in 1760: Captain N. V. Tolbuzin (Н.В. Толбузин)
  • in 1761: Captain N. A. Goryainov (Н .А. Горяинов)
  • in 1762: Captain P. P. Fondezin (П. П. Фондезин)
  • in 1763: Captain P. K. Krenitsyn (П. К. Креницын)

The frigate was broken up in Kronshtadt in 1773.

Service during the War

During the Seven Years' War, the frigate served as a fire watch vessel at Kronshtadt.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 24 (following breakdown represents guns allocation when the frigate was part of the Swedish Navy)
Lower gun deck 20 x 6-pdrs
Quarterdeck and Forecastle 4 x 3-pdrs
Crew no information found yet
Length at keel no information found yet
Length at gun deck no information found yet
Width no information found yet
Depth in Hold no information found yet
Displacement 330 tons burthen


References

Main Sources

Ministry of the Sea - Material for the History of the Russian Navy, vol 10, St. Petersburg, 1883 in a collection of 17 volumes published from 1865 to 1904

Veselago, Fedosey Fedorovich: List of Russian Naval Vessels from 1668 to 1869, St. Petersburg: Ministry of the Sea, 1872

Other Sources

Harrison, Simon and Manuel Blasco, Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail

Shirokorad, A. B.: 200 лет парусного флота (200 Years of Sailing Fleet)

http://www.navy.su/

Acknowledgement

Roman Shlygin for the initial version of this article