Ioann Krestitel

10510
Ches'ma
Nominal Guns100W006
NationalityRussia
Ordered23.10.1781W044
Keel Laid Down26.7.1782W044
Launched9.6.1783W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia W006
Ship ClassChes'ma ClassW006
Designed byI. V. JamesRWAS
ConstructorV. A. SelyaninovRWAS
CategoryFirst RateW006
National RateFirst RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Broken Up1806W044

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Draught Forward20' 10"Imperial Feet6.096 
Draught Aft21' 3"Imperial Feet6.477 
Burthen2,162Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck186' 0"Imperial Feet56.6928 
Breadth51' 10"Imperial Feet15.5448 
Breadth (inside Planking)50' 0"Imperial Feet15.24 
Depth in Hold21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 

Armament


9.6.1783Broadside Weight = 978 Russian Artillery Pound (1066.02 lbs 483.5232 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck26 Russian 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck2 Russian 1-Pood Edinorog (1767)
Middle Gun Deck2 Russian 1/2-Pood Edinorog
Middle Gun Deck26 Russian 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Russian 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Russian 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Russian 6-Pounder

1788Broadside Weight = 996 Russian Artillery Pound (1085.64 lbs 492.4224 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck24 Russian 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 Russian 1-Pood Edinorog (1767)
Middle Gun Deck4 Russian 1/2-Pood Edinorog
Middle Gun Deck24 Russian 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 Russian 6-Pounder

1789Broadside Weight = 1064 Russian Artillery Pound (1159.76 lbs 526.0416 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck4 Russian 1-Pood Edinorog (1767)
Lower Gun Deck24 Russian 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 Russian 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck4 Russian 1/2-Pood Edinorog
Upper Gun Deck30 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Russian 68-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 Russian 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1783862 W044
178856111 officers and 550 menB166

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1785 - 1786CaptainN A MosolovW0441786 - 1787CaptainS I PlescheevW0441787 - 1789Captain of Brigadier RankIvan Maksimovich Odinstov1789 - 1790Captain of the 2nd RankMikhail I Borisov1790 - 1797Captain of the 1st RankJames PrestonW0441798 - 1799CaptainMikhail I BorisovW0441799 - 1801CaptainI M KolokolstovW0441801 - 1802CaptainP P GalW0441803 - 1804CaptainD KellyW044

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.7.1788 - 1788Vice-AdmiralV P FondezinaW04413.5.1790 - 1790Vice-AdmiralA CruzW0445.8.1791 - 1791AdmiralA CruzW0446.7.1797 - 1797Vice-AdmiralP HanykovaW0446.8.1798 - 1798AdmiralA CruzW044

Service History


DateEventSource
5.6.1788Left Kronstadt en-route to CopenhagenRWAS
28.6.1788Arrived at CopenhagenRWAS
7.1788Cruised the Kattegat blockading Karlskrona until OctoberRWAS
22.7.1789Joined the main Russian fleetRWAS
3.6.1790Battle of Krasnaya Gorka
4.7.1790Battle of Viborg
1791In Kronstadt RoadsRWAS
1793Blockade of the SoundRWAS
1798Cruise to Bornholm and later paid off? (decommissioned)RWAS
1801Surveyed and found unfit for sea serviceRWAS
1803Refitted as a Unrated Floating Battery

 

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