Riga

10811
Nominal Guns54RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down3.3.1723/24RWAS
Acquired6.7.1729RWAS
Home Port RWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
Ship ClassSankt Mikhail ClassRWAS
Designed by Richard BrownRWAS
Constructor Richard BrownRWAS
CategoryFourth RateRWAS
Ship TypeShip of the Line RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1747RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck142' 0"Imperial Feet43.2816 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 

Armament


1729Broadside Weight = 310 Russian Artillery Pound (337.9 lbs 153.264 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck22 Russian 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 Russian 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Russian 4-Pounder

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1738 - 7.1738Master Thomas McKenzie (1710-1766)

Service History


DateEventSource
1730Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1732Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1733Cruised to Copenmhagen and the SkagerrakRWAS
1734Danzig expeditionRWAS
11.6.1734Siege of Danzig
1735Carried suppliesRWAS
1738Cruised in the BalticRWAS
1746Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship

 

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