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 galliot formed part of this flotilla.
During the Seven Years' War, the galliot 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
no information found yet
Galliots were small two-masted coastal vessels with gaff rigged sails and square sails at the main-mast and a gaff rigged sail at the mizzen-mast. They often had three jibs between the main-mast and the bowsprit. Since they usually served to transport wood, they had a wide and sturdy hull. For their military role, they were equipped with oars to increase their mobility.
29 soldiers (from Garrison Regiment No. I Puttkammer)
|Length||between 13 and 22 m.|
|Width||between 3.5 and 5.5 m.|
|Depth||between 2.5 and 3 m.|
|Displacement||no information found|
Cremer, Peter: Die preussischen Landregimenter & -milizen, die Stettiner Haff-Flotille und das Verpflegungswesen der Armee 1756-1753, KLIO-Arbeitgruppe, Heimbach, 1987