Ritter Sankt Georg

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Rycerz Święty Jerzy
Nominal Guns31EWIKI
NationalityPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
OperatorPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy
Acquired1627EWIKI
ShipyardPuck EWIKI
ConstructorJames MurrayEWIKI
CategoryFourth RateEWIKI
Ship TypeGalleon
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt in Action6.7.1628EWIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEWIKI
Burthen400Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1236
Between Perpendiculars120' 0"Amsterdam Feet33.972 (111′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"Amsterdam Feet7.3606 (24′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen400Ton 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1627 - 6.7.1628CaptainHieronymus Teschke (d.1628)ref:1240

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1627 - 28.11.1627AdmiralArend Dijckmann (1572-1627)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
28.11.1627Battle of Oliwa


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1236Flota Polska w latach 1587-1632E. KoczorowskiBook
ref:1240Bitwa pod Oliwą (Battle of Oliwa)E. KoczorowskiBook
 

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Posted by Sagitt on Saturday 8th of December 2018 08:38

Some more Data about this ship:

Ritter Sankt Georg

Launched 1627
First commissioned 1627
How acquired Purpose built
Shipyard Puck
Constructor James Murray
Category Fourth rate
Ship Type Galleon
Burnt 6.07.1628

Dimensions type metric equivalent:
Length of Gundeck 120 Amsterdam feet 33,9759
Breadth 26 Amsterdam feet 7,3614
Burthen 400 tones


Crew complement
1627 60 sailors, 100 marines

Flag Officer:
Dates Rank Name
28.11.1627 Admiral Arend Dijckmann (1572-28.11.1627)†


Commanding Officer:
Dates Rank Name
1627 – 6.07.1628 Captain Hieronymus Teschke (?-1628)†

Service History
28.11.1627 Battle of Oliwa: Took the swedish Fourth Rate Galleon "Tigern"
6.07.1628 Battle of Vistula mouth: Attacked by Swedish field artillery near Wisłoujście
fortress, and burnt.



Sources: E. Koczorowski, Bitwa pod Oliwą (Battle of Oliwa), Warsaw 2002,
E. Koczorowski, Flota Polska w latach 1587-1632 (Polish Navy in 1587-1632), Warsaw 1973.

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