Alexander

21048
Aleksandr
Nominal Guns32RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down23.11.1773RWAS
Launched15.5.1778RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardArchangelsk - Arctic Ocean RWAS
Ship ClassPavel Class - ModifiedRWAS
ConstructorM. D. PortnovRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1804RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck65' 0"Imperial Feet19.812 
Breadth17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 

Armament


15.5.1778Broadside Weight = 156 Russian Artillery Pound (170.04 lbs 77.1264 kg)RWAS
Upper Gun Deck20 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Russian 6-Pounder

1788Broadside Weight = 228 Russian Artillery Pound (248.52 lbs 112.7232 kg)RWAS
Upper Gun Deck20 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Russian 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Russian 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1778Left ArchangelRWAS
8.1778Arrived at KronshtadtRWAS
1780Sailed to PortugalRWAS
15.7.1781Arrived in KronshtadtRWAS
1783In the BalticRWAS
1785In the BalticRWAS
1788Began repairs at UnknownRWAS
1789Completed repairsRWAS
23.6.1790Pursuit of Swedes after the Battle of ViborgRWAS
1792In the BalticRWAS
6.1796Escorted troopships bound for EnglandRWAS
1797In the BalticRWAS
1798In the BalticRWAS

 

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