Vakhmeister

17597
Nominal Guns32RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down1.1.1728/29RWAS
Launched16.7.1732RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
ConstructorRichard Cozens (d.1738)RWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Condemned4.1744RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 

Armament


16.7.1732Broadside Weight = 174 Russian Artillery Pound (189.66 lbs 86.0256 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck22 Russian 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 Russian 6-Pounder



Notes on Ship


Design
French design for a 46 gun two-decker, considered a failure at launch and reduced to a 32-gunner

 

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