Fedor Fedorovich Ushakov


NationalityRussian 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1744CSORN
First Known Service1744CSORN
Last Known Service1817CSORN
Date of Death1817

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1790 Josif II (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralRWAS
19.7.1790 Commanded the Russian Fleet at the Battle of Kerch Strait 
8.9.17909.9.1790Commanded the Russian Fleet at the Battle of Tendra 
11.8.1791 Commanded the Russian Fleet at the Battle of Kaliakria 
17981800Sviatoi Pavel (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralRWAS

Notes on Officer


Brief Notes
He was a naval commander, an admiral, one of the founders of Black Sea Fleet and its commander (1790-1800). He was a founder of sailing fleet manoeuvre tactics. He gained a series of significant victories over Turkish Fleet in the Kerch naval battle near Tendra (1790) and Kaliakria (1791). He carried on the Mediterranean Sea Campaign for Russian Fleet successfully during the war against France 1798-1800.


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