Riga

21037
Nominal Guns38RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down9.7.1789RWAS
Launched22.5.1790RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardArchangelsk - Arctic Ocean RWAS
Ship ClassBriachislav ClassRWAS
ConstructorM. D. PortnovRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1811RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck141' 0"Imperial Feet42.9768 
Breadth (inside Planking)38' 4"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 

Armament


22.5.1790Broadside Weight = 378 Russian Artillery Pound (412.02 lbs 186.8832 kg)RWAS
Upper Gun Deck28 Russian 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Russian 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Russian 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1784326Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1794Left ArchangelRWAS
10.1794Arrived at KronshtadtRWAS
1795In EnglandRWAS
1796In EnglandRWAS
1798In the BalticRWAS
20.8.1798Sailed from Revel for EnglandRWAS
19.9.1798Delayed by a storm at Skagen, NorwayRWAS
2.11.1798Arrived at YarmouthRWAS
1800In the BalticRWAS
1801Refitted as a Unrated Transport
1805Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Depot

 

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