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Nominal Guns80RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down18.6.1766RWAS
Acquired7.5.1769RWAS
Home Port RWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
Ship ClassSviatoi Pavel Class (1741)RWAS
Constructor
I. V. JamesRussian
Designer
Ship Builder
RWAS
CategoryThird RateRWAS
Ship TypeShip of the LineRWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Scuttled27.9.1770RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck169' 0"Imperial Feet51.5112 
Breadth46' 4"Imperial Feet14.0377 
Depth in Hold20' 7"Imperial Feet6.2738 

Armament


7.5.1769Broadside Weight = 648 Russian Artillery Pound (706.32 lbs 320.3712 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck26 Russian 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 Russian 16-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Russian 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Russian 6-Pounder

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1770Admiral
John ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1783
PMD

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.1769Left Kronstadt as escort to the 1st Arkhipelago squadronRWAS
24.11.1769Repaired a leak at RevelRWAS
27.12.1769Docked at Portsmouth for repairsRWAS
16.5.1770Attacked the Turkish Battle squadronRWAS
22.5.1770Joined the 2nd Arkhipelago squadron off CerigoRWAS
27.5.1770Action of Nafplio
5.7.1770Battle of Chios Strait
7.7.1770Battle of Chesma
16.7.1770Operations off the DardanellesRWAS
6.9.1770Grounded off LemnosRWAS
27.9.1770Burnt as she was deemed to be unsalvageableRWAS

 

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