| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Introducing Dokkio, a new service from the creators of PBworks. Find and manage the files you've stored in Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Slack, and more. Try it for free today.

View
 

Denmark

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 1 month 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

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.