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==Origin and History==
 
==Origin and History==
The ship was built by D. Sherbachev (Д. Щербачев) at the Admiralty dockyard in St. Petersburg. Her keel was laid down on June 6 1745 (May 26 old style, abbreviated O.S. in this article). She was launched on October 12 1748 (October 1st O.S.). She was attached to the Fleet of the Baltic Sea.
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The ship was built by D. Sherbachev (Д. Щербачев) at the Admiralty dockyard in St. Petersburg. Her keel was solemnly laid down by [[Elizabeth Petrovna|Empress Elizabeth Petrovna]] for a 2nd rate 80-gun ship on June 6, 1745 (May 26 old style, abbreviated O.S. in this article). However, on June 15 (June 4 O.S.), the empress ordered to build this ship as a 1st rate 99-gunner. In May 1746, it was decided to build it exactly according to the proportions of the "Peter I and II" (as a tribute to Peter I) which was to be wrecked shortly due to fatal disrepair. The ship was finally launched on October 12, 1748 (October 1st O.S.). She was attached to the Fleet of the Baltic Sea.
  
After the first trials a t sailing in 1748, the ship never left the port anymore.
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After the first trials at sailing in 1748, the ship never left the port anymore.
  
 
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
 
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:

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Hierarchical Path: Seven Years War (Main Page) >> Navies >> Russian Navy >> Zakhariy i Elizavet (100)

Origin and History

The ship was built by D. Sherbachev (Д. Щербачев) at the Admiralty dockyard in St. Petersburg. Her keel was solemnly laid down by Empress Elizabeth Petrovna for a 2nd rate 80-gun ship on June 6, 1745 (May 26 old style, abbreviated O.S. in this article). However, on June 15 (June 4 O.S.), the empress ordered to build this ship as a 1st rate 99-gunner. In May 1746, it was decided to build it exactly according to the proportions of the "Peter I and II" (as a tribute to Peter I) which was to be wrecked shortly due to fatal disrepair. The ship was finally launched on October 12, 1748 (October 1st O.S.). She was attached to the Fleet of the Baltic Sea.

After the first trials at sailing in 1748, the ship never left the port anymore.

During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:

  • no commander (the ship being out of active service)

The ship was broken up in 1759 in Kronshtadt after unsuccessful attempts to repair her.

Service during the War

During the Seven Years' War, the ship was out of active service.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 100
1st gun deck 28 x 30-pdrs (Russian pounds)
2nd gun deck 30 x 24-pdrs (Russian pounds)
3rd gun deck 30 x 12-pdrs (Russian pounds)
Quarterdeck and Forecastle 12 x 6-pdrs (Russian pounds)
Crew no information found
Length at gun deck 55.19 m (181' 1”)
Width 15.49 m (50' 10”)
Depth in Hold no information found
Displacement no information found


References

Shirokorad, A. B.: 200 лет парусного флота (200 years of sailing fleet)

http://www.navy.su/

Acknowledgement

Roman Shlygin for the initial version of this article