Sedmoi -> 1788 Vasilii Velikii -> 1783 Kherson

Nominal Guns32RWAS
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down18.1.1774RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardNovokhoperskaya RWAS
Ship ClassPiatyi ClassRWAS
Constructor S. I. AfanaseyevRWAS
CategoryFifth RateRWAS
Ship TypeFrigate RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Broken Up1790RWAS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck114' 0"Imperial Feet34.7472 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 


2.4.1777Broadside Weight = 162 Russian Artillery Pound (176.58 lbs 80.0928 kg)RWAS
Upper Gun Deck22 Russian 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Russian 6-Pounder

Service History

1783Renamed KhersonRWAS
1783repairs at Kherson RWAS
1784At SevastopolRWAS
1785In the Black SeaRWAS
1787In the Black SeaRWAS
1788Renamed Vasilii VelikiiRWAS
19.3.1788Siege of Ochakov
21.11.1788Frozen in and grounded at the mouth of the DneiperRWAS


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