Svyatoy Aleksandr Nevskiy (66) 1762
Origin and History
The ship was built by I. V. James (И.В. Ямес) at the Solombalskaya dockyard in Archangelsk. The keel was laid down on July 14 1760 (July 3 old style, abbreviated O.S. in this article). She was launched on May 14 1762 (May 3 O.S.). She was attached to the Fleet of the Baltic Sea.
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
- in 1762: Captain M. A. Borisov (М.А. Борисов)
The ship was burnt in 1764 in Revel.
Service during the War
From July to September 1762, the ship made her inaugural journey from Archangelsk to Revel.
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 gun deck||47.40 m (155' 6”)|
|Width||13.25 m (43' 6”)|
|Depth in Hold||5.33 m (17'6”)|
|Displacement||approx. 1,200 metric tons|
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Roman Shlygin for the initial version of this article