List of capital ships of Sweden

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Ships of the
Swedish Navy

A-B * C * D-F * G-H
I-K * L * M * N-O* P
Q-R * S * T-V * W-Z

Capital ships
Coastal defence ships
Corvettes
Cruisers
Destroyers
Frigates
Mine warfare vessels
Monitors
Patrol vessels
Gunboats
Sloops of war
Submarines
Torpedo boats

This is a list of Swedish sail battleships of the period 1550-1859:

Armament could vary over time.

  • Elefant (65), c. 1557. Wrecked 1564.
  • Finska Svan (82)
  • Svenska Hektor (87), c. 1559. Discarded 1590?
  • St Christopher (58)
  • Engel (49)
  • St Erik (90), c. 1560. Discarded 1585?
  • Mars, also known as Makalös and Jutehatar (107), c. 1563. Burnt 1564.
  • Enhörning (41)
  • Stockholms Hjort (53)
  • Förgylta Dufva (48)
  • Hjort (50)
  • Röda Hund (44)
  • Bramare (46)
  • Lilla Svan (50)
  • Lilia (44)
  • Lilla Hjort (40)
  • "?" (44), ex-Livonian Roda Hund, captured 1563.
  • "?" (40), ex-Livonian Bruna Lejon, captured 1563.
  • "?" (37), ex-Livonian Roda Grippa, captured 1563.
  • Skotska Pincka (56), ex-Danish Skotske Pink, captured 1564. Captured by Denmark 1569.
  • Hector (38), ex-Danish. Sunk.
  • Svenska Morian (54)
  • Tranheje (75)
  • Bruna Lejon (45)
  • Memnon (46)
  • Jonas von Emden (45)
  • Hollands Galej (43)
  • Kalmar Bark (48)
  • Röda Drake (100), c. 1570. Discarded 1592?
  • Roda Lejon (40), Wrecked 1572.
  • Finska Memnon (46), Condemned c. 1574.
  • Trekronor (39), ex-Danish Vite Örn, captured while building c. 1598. Discarded c. 1625.
  • Vasa (50), c. 1600. Discarded 1623?
  • Äpplet (50), c. 1603.
  • Äpplet (74), c. 1622. Sold back to builders 1625.
  • Äpplet (66), c. 1628. Sunk 1659 (same as previous?)
  • Kristina (36), Wrecked 1628
  • Jupiter (50), c. 1633. Sold to France 1647.
  • Mars (44), c. 1633. BU 1660.
  • Krona Ark (68), c. 1633. Sunk 1675.
  • Göta Ark (72), c. 1634. BU 1658.
  • Scepter (58), c. 1636. Sunk 1675.
  • Patentia (48), c. 1616, ex-Danish Patientia (49), captured 1644.
  • Oldenburg (42), c. 1628, ex-Danish Oldenborg (32), captured 1644. Condemned 1660.
  • Tre Lejon (46), c. 1642, ex-Danish Tre Lover (38), captured 1644. Sunk 1667.
  • Andromeda (44), wrecked 1654/55.
  • Vestervik (44), bought 1647. Burnt 1676.
  • Cesar (54), c. 1648. Captured by Denmark 1677 and renamed Julius Caezar.
  • Maria (54), c. 1648. Condemned 1677.
  • Sankt Anna (46), c. 1649. Given to France 1650.
  • Wismar (44), c. 1649. Given away 1692.
  • Herkules (58), c. 1651. Rebuilt 1689-90, sunk 1710.
  • Carolus (54), c. 1651. Renamed Carolus X 1678, sunk 1692?
  • Merkurius (46), c. 1652. Renamed Falk (40), c. 1670, captured by Denmark 1675 and renamed Svenske Falk.
  • Falk (46), c. 1652. Sold to Portugal c. 1670.
  • Amarant (46), c. 1653. Captured by Denmark 1677 and renamed Amirante.
  • Apollo (46), bought 1654. Sunk 1677.
  • Drake (64), c. 1655. Captured by Denmark 1677 and renamed Drage.
  • Mane (46), bought 1655. Sunk 1698.
  • Göteborg (48), c. 1656. Condemned 1681.
  • Viktoria (74), c. 1658. Sunk 1688?
  • Pelikan (40), ex-Danish Pelikan (36), captured 1658. Captured by the Netherlands 1658.
  • "?", ex-Danish Delmenhorst (44), captured 1658.
  • Ulven (44), c. 1642, ex-Danish Graa Ulv (36), captured 1659. Sunk 1670.
  • Fenix c. 1650, ex-Danish Foniks (40), captured 1659. Pram 1679.
  • Andromeda (52), c. 1659. Hulk 1692.
  • Monikendam (42), c. 1640, ex-Dutch Monnikendam (28), captured 1659. Lighter 1676.
  • Äpple (90), c. 1661. Wrecked 1676.
  • Svärdet (90), c. 1662. Burnt 1676.
  • Saturnus (66), c. 1662. Renamed Bahus/Bohus (74), 1687, sunk 1707.
  • Wrangel (64), c. 1664. BU 1722.
  • Nyckel (84), c. 1665. Burnt 1679.
  • Jupiter (70), c. 1666. Renamed Uppland 1689, sunk 1710.
  • Spes (48), c. 1666. Wrecked 1697.
  • Mars (70), c. 1667. Captured by Denmark 1677.
  • Sol (70), c. 1667. Sunk 1694.
  • Venus (68), c. 1667. Renamed Finland 1685, sunk 1706.
  • Kronan (128), 1668. Capsized and exploded, 1676.
  • Svenska Lejon (40/52), captured by Denmark 1677 and renamed Svenske Løve.
  • Wismar (58)
  • Merkurius (68), c. 1671. Captured by the Netherlands 1677.
  • Neptunus (44), c. 1673. Captured by Denmark 1676.
  • (Sankt) Hieronymus (70), bought 1675. Captured by the Netherlands and given to Denmark, 1677.
  • Wrangels Pallats (44), hired 1675. Captured by Denmark 1677.
  • Lax (50), c. 1677. Captured by Denmark 1679.
  • Kalmar (62), c. 1677. Burnt 1677.
  • Carolus XI (82)
  • Carolus IX (82), c. 1678. Renamed Sverige 1683, renamed Wenden 1684, renamed Prins Karl 1694, renamed Sverige 1694, sank 1724, BU 1733.
  • Drottning Ulrika (80)
  • Gota (76)
  • Drottning Hedvig Eleanora (70), c. 1680. Renamed Sverige 1694, renamed Småland 1694, BU 1729.
  • Karlskrona (70)
  • Wrangel (70)
  • Upland (70)
  • Hercules (62)
  • Drottning Ulrika Eleanora (70), c. 1680. Renamed Prinzessin Ulrika Eleanora 1692, renamed Victoria 1694, sunk 1714.
  • Öland (56), c. 1681. Wrecked 1704/06.
  • Wachtmeister (56), c. 1681. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Ösel Island, 4 June 1719.
  • Prins Carl (76), c. 1682. Sunk 1710.
  • Halland (56), c. 1682. Sunk 1722.
  • Gotland (56), c. 1682. BU 1730.
  • Lifland (56), c. 1682. Sunk 1726.
  • Bleking (70), c. 1682. Sunk 1713.
  • Estland (56), c. 1683. Sunk 1733.
  • Osel (56), c. 1683. BU 1718.
  • Konung Karl (90), c. 1683. Renamed Drottning Hedvig Eleonora 1694, sunk 1712.
  • Carolus IX (56)
  • Mane (42)
  • Carolus (110)
  • Princessa Hedvig (80)
  • Wenden (72)
  • Viktoria (80), c. 1690. Renamed Prinsessa Ulrika 1694, aground and burnt, 1710.
  • Pommern (56), c. 1692. BU 1770.
  • Drottning Ulrika Eleanora (75), c. 1692. Renamed Wenden 1694, renamed Prinsessa Hedvig Sophia 1694, captured by Denmark and burnt, 1715 (duplicate of above?)
  • Södermanland (56), c. 1693. Captured by Denmark 1715 and renamed Sydermanland.
  • Kalmar (46), c. 1695. Scuttled 1719.
  • Stettin (46), c. 1695. Scuttled 1719.
  • Enighet (94), c. 1696. Rearmed to 66 guns 1730, renamed Konung Fredrik 1732, BU 1785.
  • Westmanland (62), c. 1696. Rebuilt 1727, BU 1778.
  • Goteborg (48), c. 1696. Captured by Denmark 1715.
  • Skåne (64), c. 1697. Rebuilt 1728, BU 1768.
  • Wrede (52), c. 1697. Lost at sea 1711.
  • Frederika Amalia (62), c. 1698. Rebuilt 1747, BU 1776.
  • Norrkoping (52), c. 1698. Wrecked 1708.
  • Wismar (46)
  • Warberg (42), captured by Denmark 1719.
  • Elfsborg (42)
  • Götha Lejon (90), c. 1702. Discarded 1745?
  • Nordstjerna (76), c. 1703. Captured by Denmark 1715 and renamed Nordstjern.
  • Prins Carl Fredrik (72), c. 1704. Discarded 1797?
  • Bremen (64), c. 1705. Discarded 1781?
  • Öland (50), c. 1705. Wrecked 1742.
  • Tre Kroner (86), c. 1706. Aground and burnt, 1710.
  • Werden (54), c. 1706. Discarded 1754?
  • Riga (54), c. 1708. Blew up 1717.
  • Stockholm (68), c. 1708. Discarded 1781?
  • Fredrika/Prinsessa Fredrika von Hessen (52), scuttled, captured by Denmark and refloated, 1719.
  • Halmstad (54), scuttled 1719.
  • Prins Carl (90)
  • Kronskepp, c. 1710, ex-Russian, captured 1713/14 on delivery voyage, ex-French Le Beau Parterre, ex-Dutch Schonauwen, captured 1711. Discarded 1722?
  • Ulrika Eleonora (84), c. 1719. Discarded 1765?
  • Greve Sparre (52), c. 1724.
  • (Prinsesse), Sophia Charlotta (60), c. 1725.
  • Fred (42), c. 1730.
  • Frihet (66), c. 1731.
  • Drottningholm (42), c. 1731.
  • Hessen Cassel (64), c. 1731. Renamed Hertig Ferdinand 1779.
  • Enighet (70), c. 1732. Burnt 1790.
  • Sverige (80), c. 1734. Wrecked 1738 during transfer to Turkey.
  • Prins Wilhelm (54)
  • Finland (60/64), c. 1735. Captured by Russia in the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
  • (Konung) Adolf Fredrik (62), c. 1744. Renamed Riksens Stander/Riketsständer 1770, aground and burnt, 13 May 1790.
  • (Greve) Sparre (54), c. 1748.
  • Uppland (50), c. 1749. Captured by Russia in the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
  • Södermanland (50), c. 1749. Renamed Gripen, discarded 1810?
  • Gotha (66)
  • Fredrik Rex (62)
  • Prins Carl (64), c. 1758. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Reval, 13 May 1790.
  • Prins Gustaf (70), c. 1758. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Hogland, 17 July 1788.
  • (Prinsessin) Sophia Albertina (60/72/74/80), c. 1764. Wrecked in storm ~20 August 1781.
  • (Dronning) Sofia Magdalena (74), c. 1774. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
  • (Prins) Fredrik Adolph (62), 1774. BU 1825.
  • (Konung) Adolph Fredrik (70), 1775. BU 1825.
  • (Konung) Gustaf III (70), 1777. BU 1825.
Wasa class
  • Wasa (60), 1778. BU 1827.
  • Hedvig Elisabet Charlotta (60), c. 1781. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
Kronprins Gustaf Adolph class (improved Wasa class),
  • Kronprins Gustaf Adolph (62), 1782. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Hogland, 17 July 1788, and renamed Prints Gustav, lost at sea 1797.
  • Fadnerslandet (62), 1783. BU 1864.
  • Ömheten (62), 1783. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
  • Rättvisan (62), 1783. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790, captured by Britain ~1808.
  • Dygd (62), 1784. Internal explosion and fire 1793.
  • Äran (62), 1784. Rebuilt as frigate Göteborg 1839, sold 1874.
  • Forsiktigheten (62), 1784. BU 1825.
  • Dristigheten (62), 1785. BU 1869.
  • Manligheten (62), 1785. BU 1864.
  • Tapperheten (62), 1785. To Gran Colombia as Bolivar 1825, sold at auction September 1826, to Portugal by 1848.
  • Wladislaff (74), ex-Russian Vladislav, captured 17 July 1788. Discarded 1819?
  • Louisa Ulrika (72), c. 1789. Ex-East Indiaman. Captured by Russia at the Battle of Vyborg Bay, 3 July 1790.
  • Konung Gustaf IV (74), 1799. Renamed Gustaf den Store 1809, renamed Försiktigheten 1825.
  • Carl XIII (84), c. 1819.
  • Karl XIV Johan (84), 1824. Rearmed to 68.
  • Prins Oscar (76), c. 1830.
  • Gustav den Store (76), c. 1832.
  • Stockholm (66), 1856.

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