Merkurii

21177
Nominal Guns44RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down31.7.1819RWAS
Launched31.5.1820RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardArchangelsk - Arctic Ocean RWAS
Ship ClassSpechnyi ClassRWAS
ConstructorA M KurochkinRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1830RWAS

Dimensions


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

Armament


31.5.1820Broadside 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
1823In the BalticRWAS
1824In the BalticRWAS
11.1824Damaged in the Great FloodRWAS
7.1825RefloatedRWAS
1827Sailed to Portsmouth and backRWAS
1828Sailed to CopenhagenRWAS

 

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