Merkurii

21173
Nominal Guns44RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down14.3.1814RWAS
Launched13.7.1815RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
Ship ClassSpechnyi ClassRWAS
ConstructorB. F. StokeRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Sold1817RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck159' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet48.4823 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 

Armament


13.7.1815Broadside Weight = 456 Russian Artillery Pound (497.04 lbs 225.4464 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck28 Russian Short 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Russian 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Russian 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1816Carried the dowry off Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna to Holland and then to EnglandRWAS
1817Arrived in Kronshtadt in the SpringRWAS
1817Sailed to Spain to be soldRWAS

 

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