Merkurius

17602
Nominal Guns32RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down17.7.1739RWAS
Acquired11.5.1740RWAS
Home Port RWAS
ShipyardArchangelsk - Arctic Ocean RWAS
Ship ClassGektor ClassRWAS
ConstructorAlexander SutherlandRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Wrecked13.9.1743RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth31' 6"Imperial Feet9.6012 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 

Armament


11.5.1740Broadside Weight = 150 Russian Artillery Pound (163.5 lbs 74.16 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck18 Russian 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 Russian 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
15.7.1743Sailed from Archangel for the BalticRWAS
13.9.1743Wrecked off Norway in a stormRWAS

 

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