HDMS Søehesten

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Name: Søehesten
Owner: Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy
Commissioned: 1785
Struck: 14:30 2 April 1801
General characteristics
Class and type: barge
Complement: 178

Søehesten was an 18-gun barge (in Danish: defensionspram) in the Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy commissioned in 1785.[1] During the Battle of Copenhagen on 2 April 1801, this barge was commanded by Lieutenant (Danish: Premierløjtnant) B. U. Middelboe with a complement of 178 sailors. Of the ship's crew, 12 were killed and 21 wounded in the battle. The ship struck its colours at 14.30.


  1. ^ Balsved, Johnny E. "Navy Ships (S)". Danish Naval History. Retrieved 17 March 2014.