Grigory Andreevich Spiridov

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1713CSORN
First Known Service1713CSORN
Last Known Service1790CSORN
Date of Death1790

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1760 Sviatoi Dmitrii Rostovskii (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerW029
1761 Sviatoi Andrei Pervozvannyy (80), and Commanding OfficerRWAS
1762 Sviatoi Kliment Papa Rimskii (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralRWAS
1769 Sviatoi Evstafii Plakida (66), as Flag Officer, AdmiralW042
1788 Rear-Admiral 
26.8.1789 Dvenadtsat Apostolov (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralW044

Notes on Officer

Brief notes
He was a naval commander, admiral. During Russian-Turkish War 1768-1774 he commanded (since 1769) the squadron in the Mediterranean Sea. He won the victory of Chesmen battle (1770). In 1771-1773 he commanded the Russian Fleet in Archipelago. He founded the basis for fleet tactics of maneuver.

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