Poltava

10785
Nominal Guns54B097
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down5.12.1709RWAS
Acquired12.6.1712B097
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia B097
Designed by Peter MikhailovRWAS
Constructor I. Y. OsmininB097
CategoryFourth RateB097
Ship TypeShip of the Line B097
Sailing RigShip RiggedB097
Broken Up1732B097

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB097
Length of Gundeck39.8Meters128′ 2″ Imperial
Breadth11.7Meters36′ 3″ Imperial
Draught Aft4.6Meters13′ 3″ Imperial
Burthen1,200Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck130' 8"Imperial Feet39.6308 
Breadth38' 4 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold15' 2 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 

Armament


1715Broadside Weight = 354 Russian Artillery Pound (385.86 lbs 175.0176 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck22 Russian 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Russian 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1712360 B097
1714351 RWAS

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1712The first warship to be built at St PetersburgRWAS
1713Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1714Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1715Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1716Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1717Cruised in the BalticRWAS
8.1717Grounded off SwedenRWAS
1718Began great repairRWAS
1719Completed great repairRWAS
1721Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1722Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1725Declared "surplus to naval requirements"RWAS
1726Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1727Paid off/decommissionedRWAS

 

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