SHELDON, FRANS JOHAN [SSNE 6651]
- First name
- FRANS JOHAN
Frans Johan Sheldon was the elder son of Francis Sheldon [SSNE 2523]. He replaced another English shipwright, Robert Turner [SSNE 4203] as the master shipbuilder for the Karlskrona fleet in 1686. Sheldon completed three ships before he died in 1692. He was succeeded by his brother Charles [SSNE 6650].
Source: E. Wendt, Amiralitetskollegiets Historia, part 1 1634-1695, (Stockholm, 1950), p.428.
- SWEDEN, KARLSKRONA NAVY
- Arrived 1686-01-01, as SHIPBUILDER
- Departed 1692-01-01, as SHIPBUILDER
- Capacity SHIPBUILDER, purpose NAVAL