Ritter Sankt Georg

Rycerz Święty Jerzy
Nominal Guns31E-WIKI
NationalityPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
OperatorPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardPuck - Poland E-WIKI
Constructor James MurrayE-WIKI
CategoryFourth RateE-WIKI
Ship TypeGalleon
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt in Action6.7.1628E-WIKI


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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.11.1627150including 100 marinesref:1240

1 Commanding Officer

1627 - 6.7.1628Captain Hieronymus Teschke (d.1628)ref:1240

1 Flag Officer

1627 - 28.11.1627Admiral Arend Dijckmann (1572-1627)E-WIKI

Service History

28.11.1627Battle of Oliwa


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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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