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Denmark

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 11 years, 4 months ago

 

DENMARK

 

 

Danish navy flag, called Orlogsflaget 

 

Danish ships will be refered by HDMS - His/Her Danish Majesty's Ship - before ship´s name.

These abbreviations will distinguish same ship´s name from different nations and government warships from pivateers or privately-owned merchantmen.

During the period 1509-1814 Denmark was in union with Norway (Kongelige Danske Marine - KDM - in danish).

 

 

DANISH Navy Characters Shipyards Ships per Classes

 

 

Ships per Rates Guns Decks Abbreviations
1st Rates +90 2-3

 

Ships of the line

 HDMS
 

2nd Rates 80-84 2
3rd Rates 66-78 2
4th Rates 40-64 2
5th Rates 18-52  1-2 Frigates HDMF
6th Rates <30  1 Corvettes HDMC
7th Rates   1 Unrated vessels HDMU

 

 

Sources:

http://www.ageofsails.de/nations/denmark/late_danish_fleet.htm

http://www.milhist.dk

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Danish_sail_battleships

 

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