WHAT TO FIND


Here you can find information on the naval ships built for the Danish navy at the Royal Naval Dockyard Holmen from 1690 until 1848. Information regarding the technical data of the ships, the corresponding constructional models and their ornamentation is also available. We also provide access to information about art, architecture and science.
  • You can access databases detailing the ships and the corresponding constructional drawings, which can be found in the Danish National Archives. You can also see the drawings of figureheads and sterns, beautifully hand colored by the artists, and of works, machines and buildings.
  • The Royal Danish Naval Museum houses one of the world’s finest collections of constructional models, figureheads and machines. Pictures of these items can be accessed through the databases.
  • Holmen abounds with architectural treasures. Here you can find descriptions of the many administrative buildings, works and yards and see photos of them.
  • We also provide references to other sources of information on photos, biographical material and literature as well as selected links to other archives, museums and libraries.