Nikolai Semenovich Mordvinov


NationalityRussian 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1754CSORN
First Known Service1754CSORN
Last Known Service1845CSORN
Date of Death1845

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.17871788Alexander Nevskii (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralRWAS
19.3.178817.12.1788Siege of Ochakov 

Notes on Officer


Brief notes
He was a statesman and public figure, admiral. He was the first Naval Minister (1802). Having held this post only for three months he sent in his resignation because of his disagreement with a chairman of "Committee for putting Fleet in better conditions" count A.R.Vorontsov who negated the necessity of foundation the strong Navy.
Brief Notes
He was a navigator, polar explorer, admiral. During Russian-Swedish War 1788-1790 he was a commander of Baltic Fleet, he took part in the battles near Aland, Revel (Tallinn) and Vyborg. The islands on New Land Archipelago, an island in Alexander's archipelago (near the shores of North America), the bay and cape of the island Nauku-Hiva (South Polynesia) and a mountain at Shpitsbergen are named after Chichagov.


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