Björn Ernsida

21793
Nominal Guns26RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
PreviouslySwedish turuma 'Björn Järnsida' (1774) (26)
Captured13.8.1789RWAS
ShipyardUnknownSSF1756-91
Designed byFrederik Henrik af Chapman (1721-1808)RWAS
CategorySixth RateRWAS
Ship TypeXebec
Sunk as Blockship1808RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen500Ton 
Oar banks19Imperial Feet0.0536 

Armament


8.1789Broadside Weight = 201 Russian Artillery Pound (219.09 lbs 99.3744 kg)RWAS
Gun Deck2 Russian 24-Pounder
Gun Deck24 Russian 12-Pounder
Gun Deck22 Russian 3-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.8.1789240 RWAS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
RWASRussian Warships in the Age of SailJohn Tredrea and Eduard SozaevBook
SSF1756-91Svenska skargart flottan, 1756 - 1791Oscar NikulaBook
 

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