Esping Nr. 21
Origin and History
After the disastrous Combat of Neuwarp in September 1759, when the Prussian flotilla was all but annihilated. A new flotilla was gradually assembled at Stettin to protect the Pomeranian Coast against the Swedish Navy.
By the Autumn of 1761, this gunboat formed part of this flotilla.
During the Seven Years' War, the bomb-scow was under the command of:
- since 1760/61: unknown
The Prussian flotilla of the Lagoon of Stettin was disbanded on May 29 1762 and each vessel returned to its former role as merchant or fishing ship.
Service during the War
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|Guns||6 x 3 pdr guns|
11 soldiers (from Garrison Regiment No. I Puttkammer)
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Cremer, Peter: Die preussischen Landregimenter & -milizen, die Stettiner Haff-Flotille und das Verpflegungswesen der Armee 1756-1753, KLIO-Arbeitgruppe, Heimbach, 1987