Gorod Archangelsk (54)
Origin and History
The ship was built by I. V. James (И. В. Ямес) at the Solombalskaya dockyard in Arkhangelsk. It was the second (and the last) 54-gunner built 2 feet wider than her sister ships to make the passing of shallow banks nearby Arkhangelsk easier. The keel was laid down on June 5, 1760 (May 25 old style, abbreviated O.S. in this article). She was launched on June 9, 1761 (May 29 O.S.). She was attached to the Fleet of the Baltic Sea.
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
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The ship was broken up in 1774 in Kronshtadt.
Service during the War
The design of most Russian ships of the line of this period still adhered tightly to the Shipbuilding Regulations issued by Peter the Great in 1723.
|Crew||no information found|
|Length at keel||34.75 m (114')|
|Length at gun deck||43.59 m (143')|
|Width||12.19 m (40')|
|Depth in Hold||5.05 m (16' 7”)|
|Displacement||no information found|
Ministry of the Sea - Material for the History of the Russian Navy, vol 10, St. Petersburg, 1883 in a collection of 17 volumes published from 1865 to 1904
Veselago, Fedosey Fedorovich: List of Russian Naval Vessels from 1668 to 1869, St. Petersburg: Ministry of the Sea, 1872
Roman Shlygin for the initial version of this article