Samson

17618
Nominal Guns32RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down1.11.1710RWAS
Purchased16.1.1710/11RWAS
ShipyardSaardam RWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1740RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck107' 7"Imperial Feet32.639 
Breadth31' 11"Imperial Feet9.4742 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 

Armament


1711Broadside Weight = 150 Russian Artillery Pound (163.5 lbs 74.16 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck18 Russian 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 Russian 6-Pounder

1720Broadside Weight = 108 Russian Artillery Pound (117.72 lbs 53.3952 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck18 Russian 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 Russian 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1711180 RWAS
1720200 RWAS

Service History


DateEventSource
1715Captured three Swedish privateersRWAS
1718Took eight prizesRWAS
1728Condemned and rigging removedRWAS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
RWASRussian Warships in the Age of SailJohn Tredrea and Eduard SozaevBook
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 18th of November 2018 18:32Tim OakleyAmerican Privateer schooner 'Lottery' (1811) (6)
Sunday 18th of November 2018 16:57mmitchellBritish Merchantman east indiaman 'Duke of Dorset' (1747) (26)
Sunday 18th of November 2018 16:08CyGeorge Henry Ayton (d.1865)
Sunday 18th of November 2018 12:40Tim OakleyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Libre' (1796) (40)
Sunday 18th of November 2018 09:02Richard Alan WoodGeorge Henry Ayton (d.1865)