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From M/S Museet for Søfart (Maritime Museum of Elsinore): "Fregat og Vestindienfarer FREDERICHSDAHL. Bygget: 1780-82 i Flensborg. 129½ kommercelæst. Reder: Etatsråd P. v. Hemmert & Sønner, København. I 1799 solgt til Norge." Trader Frigate, Friderichsdahl (a.k.a. Frederichsdahl / Frederiksdal et.al.) built for the West Indies 1780-82 in Flensborg (modern day Germany). 129½ kommercelæst (Danish tonnage). Shipowner: P. v. Hemmert & Sønner, Copenhagen. Sold for Norway in 1799. From the Danish National Archives: Ship plans (click on them for higher resolution): Model: Model in the scale 1:48 built by A. Nissen, Varde, Denmark, and given to the Maritime Museum in Elsinore by Venneselskabet and Otto Mønsteds Fond. My own pictures from the museum (unfortunately it was hard to get proper pictures with the lack of light due to the exhibition being closed): http://imgur.com/a/RkGWq EDIT: Took some better pictures when the lights were on in the museum: http://imgur.com/a/J1YI2 More information: http://www.jmarcussen.dk/maritim/skibsliste/side.php?id=10181
New maps on the horizon gentleman, hopefully there will be 3 editions for Captains to choose from upon release. For you explores out there, the first two maps are completed. The third will use digital elevation modelling and is still a wip. May the winds be with you Download Links: for the full size versions which are 14300 x 9800 px Map 1: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/98905290/Naval%20Action/West%20Indies/WI_EE_01.jpg Map 2: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/98905290/Naval%20Action/West%20Indies/WI_EE_02.jpg