Nord Adler

Nominal Guns74ref:351
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down2.12.1809ref:351
How acquiredPurpose builtref:351
ShipyardArchangelsk - Arctic Ocean ref:351
Ship ClassSelafail Classref:351
Designed byA. S. Katsanovref:351
ConstructorA M Kurochkinref:351
CategoryThird Rateref:351
National RateFirst Rateref:351
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:351
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:351
BecomesSpanish Third Rate ship of the line 'España' (1818) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:351
Length of Gundeck178' 0"Imperial Feet54.2544 
Breadth48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Depth in Hold19' 3"Imperial Feet5.7997 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentAGMAB
Length of Gundeck188' 0"Burgos Feet52.3768 (171′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth53' 0"Burgos Feet14.7658 (48′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 0"Burgos Feet6.965 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Draught Aft26' 8"Burgos Feet7.2746 (23′ 10″ Imperial)


21.5.1811Broadside Weight = 936 Russian Artillery Pound (1020.24 lbs 462.7584 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck28 Russian short 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Russian Short 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Russian 8-Pounder

Service History

11.8.1812Left ArchangelRWAS
9.1812Lost her topmasts in a storm off ShetlandRWAS
9.10.1812Arrived in SveaborgRWAS
28.10.1812Left SveaborgRWAS
29.11.1812Arrived in SheernessRWAS
25.5.1814Left SheernessRWAS
27.5.1814Arrived at CherbourgRWAS
8.7.1814Arrived at Kronshtadt carrying Russian Guard troopsRWAS
1817In the BalticRWAS
28.9.1817Sailed from Kronstad as part of a squadron of five Ships of the Line and 3 frigates to be sold to Spainref:351
10.12.1817Arrived at Deal in the UKref:351
21.12.1817At Portsmouthref:351
29.1.1818At Spitheadref:351
4.2.1818Left Spithead with the rest of the Russian Squadronref:351
21.2.1818Arrived at Cadizref:351
27.2.1818Officially transfered to the Spanish navyref:351


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