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David Hepper
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    Perhaps the archaeologist may have been from the Museum of London or Museum of London Archaeology ?

    https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london
    https://www.mola.org.uk/

    All of the frigates that were taken in 1807 saw active service with the British Royal Navy, but the larger ships of the line were mostly used on harbour duties. Although sale dates are known, it is not always clear where individual ships were broken up. A list of those Danish ships captured 1807 in British Service:

    Ships of the Line
    ARVEPRINS FREDERICH Laid up 1807-1811. Used (as Arve Princen) as a prison 1812-14 at Portsmouth. Sold 1817 to break up at Ratcliffe
    CHRISTIAN VII Active service 1808 – 12. Used as a hospital/quarantine service 1813-34. Broken up at Chatham 1838
    WALDEMAR Laid up 1807-12. Used as prison ship 1812-14. Broken up at Portsmouth 1816
    DANNEMARK Active service 1808-14 as Danmark. Sold 1815 to break up at Rotherhithe
    FYEN Used as prison 1809-12 at Chatham. Sold in 1814 to break up
    JUSTITIA Laid up 1807-17. Broken up at Portsmouth 1817
    KRONPRINS FREDERICH Used (as Kronprincen) as a prison 1809 – 14 at Chatham. Sold in 1814 to break up (at?)
    KRONPRINSESSE MARIA Laid up 1807-11. Used (as Kron Princessen) as a prison at Portsmouth 1811 – 14. Sold 1814 to break up
    NORGE Active service 1808 -15. Sold 1816 to break up
    ODIN Laid up 1807 – 1811; used as a receiving ship 1812. Sold 1825 to break up at Rotherhithe
    PRINDSESSE CAROLINE Active service 1808 – 1814. Sold 1814 to break up at Rotherhithe
    PRINDSESSE SOPHIE FREDERIKKE Laid up 1807 – 1811. Used as a prison 1811-14; Broken up at Portsmouth 1816.
    SKJOLD Laid up 1807-25. sold 1825 to break up at Rotherhithe
    TRE KRONER Laid up 1807 – 16 then used as a receiving ship 1817-25. Sold 1825 to break up at Rotherhithe
    SEJEREN Laid up 1807-14. Sold 1815 to break up

    Frigates:
    FREYA Active service 1809 – 1814. Sold 1816 to break up
    IRIS Active service 1808 – 15. Sold 1816 to break up
    PERLEN Active service 1808 – 13. Used as a quarantine ship 1813-45. Sold 1846 to break up
    ROTA Active service 1808 – 15. Sold 1816 to break up
    FRIDERICHSSTEEN Active service as Fredrickstein 1808 – 1812. Broken up 1813
    FRIDERICHSVÆRN Active service as Fredrickscoarn 1807 – 09. Laid up 1811- 14. Sold 1814 to break up
    NAJADEN Active service 1809 – 1811. Broken up 1812
    NYMPHEN Active service 1808 – 15. Sold 1816 to break up
    VENUS Active service 1808 – 1815. Sold to break up 1816

    Information from: British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates by Rif Winfield London 2005