Chesma

17523
Nominal Guns80RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down13.6.1766RWAS
Launched9.10.1770RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
Ship ClassSviatoi Pavel ClassRWAS
ConstructorI. V. JamesRWAS
CategoryThird RateRWAS
National RateFirst RateRWAS
Ship TypeShip of the Line RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1781RWAS

Dimensions


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

Armament


9.10.1770Broadside 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 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1772 - 1775Captain of the 1st RankM. T. KonyaevRWAS

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1772 - 7.1772Rear-AdmiralI ChichagovRWAS

Service History


DateEventSource
1771Cruised to GottlandRWAS
8.5.1772Sailed from Revel as flagship of the 4th Arkipelago squadronRWAS
6.11.1772Battle of Patras
9.10.1775Returned to RevelRWAS
1776Imperial reviewRWAS
1777Paid off/decommissionedRWAS
1780Refitted as a 72 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
1780repairsRWAS

 

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