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Russian small ships 1694-1856 (not including the war prizes !)

Sources :
John Tredrea & Eduard Sozaev “Russian Warships in the Age of Sail 1696-1860”, 2010
Chernishev A.A ,VOL.1 , 1997, ISBN :5-203-01788-3
Dimensions : Length in upper deck or lower deck (lg.), or between perpendiculars(pp.).
Beam outside planking(op.) or inside(ip.), depth in hold, and later also draugth(mean) or fore/aft.
Source for Dimensions/tons :
V=Veselago, S=O Sudakh, C=Chernishev, Z=Zapiski

Ship Name

Type

Year

Out of Year

Guns

Dimensions

Fleet

Svyatoye Proroyestvo

prototype
frigate

1694

1695 merchant ship

44

?

?

S. Apostol Pavel

frigate

1694

(1694)

24

24,3 x 6,2 x 2,6 m

?

No: 1 /
Etna (1705)

frigate

1702

1705 fireship

18

65 x 18-9 x 8-6

Ba

No:2 /
Vesuvii (1705)

1702

1705 fireship

Kur’er

frigate

1702

1702 last mentioned

12

 

19,8 x 5,1 x 2,6 m  (C)

 

Ba/
ladoga lake

 

Svyatogo Dukha

1702

1702 last mentioned

Bir-Drager

converted
bomb vessel

1703

<1710 BU

3

24,4 x 7,3 x 2,7 m (C)

Ba

Vein-Drager

1703

<1710 BU

Sviatoi Il’ia

frigate

(1703)
(1708ld.)?

1712 wrecked

26
12/26

79-9 x 20-4 x 8-2

Ba

Sant Iakin

snow

1704

<1710 BU

14

72 x 18-6 x 8

Ba

Unnamed

1704

1714-15 convert hospital
served monument until 1732.

Degas

1704

<1710 BU

Kopor’e

1704

<1710 BU

Iamburg

1704

<1710 BU

Luks

1705

<1710 BU

Falk

1705

1709 captured by Swedish

Snuk

1705

<1710 BU

Feniks

1705

<1710 BU

Roza

1705

<1710 BU

Adler

snow

1705

<1711 BU

?

65 x 17 x ?

Ba

Beber

1705

<1710 BU

?

Kbobot

bomb vessel

1708

1713 last mentioned

14

27,4 x ? x ? m (C)

Ba

Lizet

snow

1708

1716 wrecked

16/18
(20)

76 x 22 x 12-6

Ba

Diana

snow

1711

1721 BU

18

?

Ba

Natal’ia

1711

1721 BU

Sviatoi Iakov

frigate

1711
purchased

1732 BU

16/22

80-11 x 29-5 x 10-9

Ba

Printsessa

snow

1714

1716 wrecked

18/20

89 x 24 x 10

Ba

Iupiter

bomb vessel

1715

<1735 BU

6

80(gd.) x 27 x 10 (V)

Ba

Donder

bomb vessel

1716

1735 last mentioned

6

85(gd.) x 27-3 x 10-2 (V)
(keel 27 ?)

Favoritka

snow

1723

<1745 BU

16

71 x 18 x 6-10

Ba

Samson

bomb vessel

1727

never at sea.
<1735 BU

6

c.85 x 27-3 x 10
25,9 x 8,3 x 3 m (C)

Ba

Etna

bomb vessel

1727

never at sea.
<1735 BU

6

?

Ba

Printsessa Anna/
Svyatov Iakov
(1746)

frigate

1733

<1755 BU

12

?

Ba

Samson

bomb vessel

1740

1751 BU

10/14

102 x 27-4 x 12-6 (V)

Ba

Iupiter

1740

1751 BU

Donder

bomb vessel

1752

1763 BU

10

95 x 27 x 11 x 12 (V)

Ba

Iupiter

1755

1769 BU

Samson

1758

1769 BU

Grom

1765

<1774 BU

Iupiter

1771

1780 BU

Mars

1771

1780 BU

Vestovoi

frigate

1763
purchased

1776 BU

8

76 x 22-11 x ?

Ba

Nadezhda

frigate

1766

1774 BU

10

77 x 22 x 9-3 x (8 dr.)
270 t.

Ba

Pochtal’on/
Nikita Muchenik (1788)

frigate

1766

orginally built as packet boat.
transferred to Black Sea 1775.
1788 floating battery
<1791 BU

20/24

95 x 25 x 9-6 /
95 x 27 x 8-6 (as modified) (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Aleksandr

frigate

1766

1776 BU

8

88-6 x 23 x 9-6

Ba

Arkhipelag

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1782

30

?

Ba
Bs(c.1775)

Delos

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
captured

1775 sold

?

?

Ba

Grigorii

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

<1786 BU

?

111 x 28-5 x 16-8

Ba

Milo

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
captured

1772 BU

?

?

Ba

Azov

?

1770

<1784 BU

16

103 x 28 x 8-6 x 9
Crew 128.

Azov/Bs

Modon

1770

1783 firewatch ship

Azov/Bs

Taganrog

1770

1782 Crushed by ice.

Azov

Moreia

1770

<1774 BU

Azov

Novopavlovsk

1770

<1774 BU

Azov

Koron

1770

1782 crushed by ice

Azov

Zhurzha

1770

<1784 BU

Azov/Bs

Fyodor

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1771 lost

?

?

Ba

Iassy

bomb vessel

1770
converted

1778-79 converted transport
1785 lost

14

86 x 24-6 x 8 (V)

Bs

Khotin

?

1770

1785 fireguard ship
1787 floating battery

16

128 x 19 x 9
Crew  175 (from 1783).

Azov/Bs

Naktsiia

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
captured

1775 sold

22

?

Ba

Paros

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1790 BU

10

84 x 22-4 x 10-2

Ba

Pernyi

bomb vessel

1770
converted

converted 1769-1770.
1771 foundered (33 men lost)

10

18,3 x 5,2 x 1,8 m (C)

Bs/Azov

Vtoroi

1770
converted

converted 1769-1770.
1778 last mentioned

Pobeda

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1775 wrecked

16

?

Ba

Sviatoi Nikolai
(Greek privateer)

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
acquired

<1788 BU

26

?

Ba
Bs(1775)

Sviatoi Pavel/
Arkhipelag(1779)

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1782 BU

22

94 x 25 x 7-11

Ba

Slava

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
purchased

1776 sold

16

?

Ba

ZeIa

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1770
captured

1772 BU

?

?

Ba

Andro

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1771
captured

1772 BU

?

?

Ba

Mikono

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1771
captured

1773 BU

?

?

Ba

Minerva

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1771
captured

1774 grounded, and lost

32

86 x 26-8 x 10-3
Crew 164.

Ba

Molniia

bomb vessel

1771
purchased

1779 transport vessel.
No further mention.

16

91-4(gd.) x 25(ip.) x 16-10 (V)

Bs/Ba(1775)

Santorin

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1771
captured

1771 set afire to prevent salvage

?

?

Ba

Strashnyi

bomb vessel

1771
purchased

1779 last mentioned

14

96 x 23-6 x 13-6 (V)

Bs/Ba(1775)

Konstantsiia

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1772
purchased

1787

22

89-6 x 23-4 x 12

Ba

Pobedoslav-Dunaiskii

schooner

1772

1788 last mentioned

12/18

90 x 25-4 x 11-4 (V)

Bs

Vecheslav

1773

1787 last mentioned

90 x 25-3 x 11-4 (V)

Izmail

1773

1787 captured by Turks

Brailov

1773

1775 wrecked

Pomoshchnyi

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1772
purchased

<1783 BU

20

68 x 22 x 11

Ba

Zapasnyi

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1772
purchased

<1782 BU

?

?

Ba

Evangelist Mark

rowing frigate

1773

1794 BU

20/22

124-4 x 26 x 9

Ba

 

Provornyi

1781

1789 BU

Vtoraia Ekaterina

frigate

1773

1782 BU

20

90 x 25-3 x 11

Ba

Pochtalon/
Nikita Muchenik
(from 1788)

 

1775
(bought?)

1791

20/24

29 x 7,6 x 2,9

Ba/Bs

Ungariia

ex privateer
used as a frigate

1775
purchased

1796 BU

26

127 x 36-11 x 10-11

Ba

Bogemiia

1775
purchased

1796 BU

Perun

bomb vessel

1780

1803 BU

14

100 x 22-8 x 11-8 (V)

Ba

Grom

1783

1803 BU

Gektor

training
frigate

1781

1788 captured by Swedish

26

130-9 x 33-6 x 10-9

Ba

Kur’er

schooner

1783

1787 last mentioned

16

?

Bs

Sokol

1783

1790 last mentioned

Unnamed
(Riga)

frigate

1784

1791 BU

16

90 x 26-6(ip.) x 12-6

Ba

Vestnik

cutter

1786

1795 last mentioned

29

80-4,5 x 26-6,5 x 9 (V)

Ba

Abel’tazh

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1793-1800 converted transport

14/18?

80 x 24-6 x 9-3 (V)

Bs

Aleksandr

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1790 last mentioned

16 ?

60 x 23 x 10 (V)

Bs

Aleksandr

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

16?

22,7 x 6,8 x 2,3 m (C)

Bs

Berezan

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1798 wrecked

6/14 ?

78 x 23 x 10 (V)

Bs

Bogoroditsa Pskovskaya

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

?

?

?

Bs

Bomb no.1

bomb vessel

1787
converted

1788 in action with the Turks

8

75 x 19 x 4-6 (V)

Bs

Bomb no.2

bomb vessel

1787
converted

1788 in action with the Turks

8

70 x 19 x 4-6 (V)

Bs

Donai

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

12

71-6 x 23-2 x 8-10 (V)

Bs

Karl Konstantin

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

10 ?

?

Bs

Keko Tavro

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

12 ?

?

Bs

Konductor

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1790 accidentally blown up.
(Sevastopol)

?

?

Bs

Panagiia Apotogrilli

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

59-6 x 22-3 x 8-10 (V)

Bs

Panagiia Apotokofory

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1790 last mentioned ?

?

?

Bs

Panagiia Apotumengano

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1813 last mentioned

14/16?

?

Bs

Panagiia Turleni

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1798 last mentioned

10 ?

68 x 21 x 9 (V)

Bs

Panagiia Kaligati

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

8 ?

?

Bs

Panagiia Popandi

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

63 x 30 x 9 (V)

Bs

Prints Aleksandr

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1804 BU

12/14?

75 x 28 x 12-6 (V)

Bs

Printsessa Elena

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1797 lost in storm.

16/20?

74-6 x 27-6 x 10-2 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Nikolai I

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1804 BU

?

55-6  x 23 x 8 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Nikolai I

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1788 converted a cargo ship

?

71-6 x 22-6 x 8-10 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Nikolai III

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1792-98 carco ship

16

?

Bs

Paraskeva

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

?

Bs

Sviataia Tat’iana

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

?

Bs

Feniks

cruiser vessel

1787
purchased

1803 BU

12

80 x 24 x 9-6 (V)

Bs

Del’fin

cutter

1788
purchased

1789 wrecked

?

?

Ba

Georgii Pobedosets

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

?

Bs

Grigorii Bogoslov
(ex Boristen 1781)

frigate

1788
converted

1788 converted from merchant
<1791 BU

14/18

112 x 30-6 x 13 (V)
96 x 35 x 12 (G)

Bs

Grigorii Velikiia Armenii
(ex Pchela 1782)

frigate

1788
converted

1788 converted from merchant
1806 last mentioned

24/26

96-6 x 24-6 x 11-6 (V)
93 x 25 x 12-6 (G)

Bs

Ioann Zlatoust
(ex Taganrog 1785)

frigate

1788
converted

1788 converted from merchant
1788 damaged, and sunk by ice

10/16

93 x 25 x 12-6 (G)

Bs

Konstantin

bomb vessel

1788
purchased

1790 destroyed in action.

4/8

84 x 24 x 9 (V)

Bs

Krasnolsely

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1804 BU

14 ?

70 x 21-6 x 8-6 (V)

Bs

Letuchii

cutter

1788

<1794 BU

28

78 x 29-8 x 11-4 (V)

Ba

Merkurii

cutter

1788
purchased

<1805 BU

22

c.96 x 30 x13-6
29,4 x 9,2 x 4,1 (C)

Ba

Mogileti

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1805 last mentioned

4/6?

21,7 x 6,7 x 3,7 m (C)

Bs

Nadezhda Blagopoluchiia

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

?

Bs

Nadyozhnyi

cutter

1788

1815 BU

8

65 x 19-6 x 9-11 (V)

Ba

Neva

cutter

1788

<1800 BU

8

69 x 20-6 x 10 (V)

Ba

Pobeditel

bomb vessel

1788

1798 BU

18

100 x 29-4 x 13-3,5 (V)

Ba

Rozhdestvo Bogoroditsy

bomb vessel

1788
converted

1797 converted transport

4/8

84 x 24 x 9 (V)

Schastlivyi

cutter

1788

<1795 BU

8

67 x 20 x 9-5

Ba

Strashnyi

bomb vessel

1788

1794 BU

14

95 x 27 x 11 x 10 (V)

Ba

Spiridon Trimifiiskii

bomb vessel

1788 converted

<1791 BU

6

70 x 19 x 9 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Andrei

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1804 BU

4/16?

75 x 22-6 x 7-6 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Nikolai Chudotvorets
(ex Kater No.2)

frigate

1788
converted

1790 ?

20

?

Bs

Sviatoi Sergei  Chudotvorets
(ex Kater No. 1)

frigate

1788
converted

1802 BU

20

?

Bs

Sviatoi Pyotr

bomb vessel

1788
converted

?

8

80 x 24 x 11 (V)

Bs

Aleksei

1788
converted

?

Iona

1788
converted

?

Filipp

1788
converted

?

Sviatoi Spiridon

cruiser vessel

1788
purchased

1793 last mentioned

18 ?

?

Bs

Volkhov

cutter

1788

<1800 BU

32

72 x 19-10 x 9-6 (V)

Ba

S.Mark
(ex Turkish galley)

galley

1788/90
(rebuilt)

1800

36

?

Bs

Dmitrii Solunskii

cruiser vessel

1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

?

70 x 25 x 9-7 (V)

Bs

Graf Severnyi

cruiser vessel

1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

12 ?

?

Bs

Kliment Papa

cruiser vesssel

1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

18 ?

?

Bs

Lebed’
(cutter)

cutter

1789

1791 last mentioned

38

78(kl.) x 58-6(gd.) x 29-8 x 11-4 (V)

Ba

Baklan
(cutter)

1789

<1798 BU

Gagara
(cutter)

1789

1798 last mentioned

Lifartun (Le Fortune)

cruiser vessel

1789
purchased

1791 foundered

?

19,5 x 6 x 2,6 m (C)

Bs

Los

cutter

1789
purchased

1789 taken by Swedish

?

53 x 18 x 7-7 (V)

Ba

Olen

1789
purchased

1790 last mentioned

?

Neptun

brig

1789
purchased

1819 BU

18

79 x 25-4 x 10-9 (V)

Ba

Novopavlovsk

bomb vessel

1789

1804 BU

15

66 x 18-6 x 8-3 (V)

Bs/Azov

Panagiya Turlyeni

cruiser vessel

c.1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

12 ?

?

Bs

Slava Georgiia Pobedonostsa

cruiser vessel

1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

8 ?

?

Bs

Sokol
(cutter)

cutter

1789

1792 last mentioned

20

55-2 x 22 x 7-4 (V)

Ba

Krechet
(cutter)

1789

1790 last mentioned

55-2 x 21-8(ip.) x 7-4 (V)

Iastreb
(cutter)

1789

1800 last mentioned

Sviatoi Nikon

bomb vessel

1789

1791 transport

18/22

111 x 40-6 x 17 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Radonezhskii

bomb vessel

1789

1791 transport

18/22

35,1 x 13,1 x 3,4 m (C)

Bs

Sviatoi Vasilii

cruiser vessel

1789
purchased

1792-3 cargo ship

18 ?

70 x 20 x 10-6 (V)

Bs

Taganrogskaya

cruiser vessel

c.1789
purchased

1791 last mentioned

14 ?

?

Bs

Velikii Kniaz

lugger

1789
purchased

1814 BU

12

?

Ba

Kater no.1
(cutter)

cutter

1790

1801 last mentioned

20

90(gd.) x 78(kl.) x 32 x 11-9 (V)
231 tons.

Ba

Kater no.2
(cutter)

1790

1790 last mentioned

Kater no.3
(cutter)

1790

1790 last mentioned

Severnyi Oryol

cutter

1790
purchased

<1796 BU

?

?

Ba

Sviatoi Aleksandr

rowing frigate

1790

1790 lost in battle

38

130 x 32 x 11
720 tons standard
9 pairs of oars

Ba

Sviataia Aleksandra

1790

1804 BU

34/38

Sviataia Ekaterina

1790

1790 disabled, grounded and
set afire by her crew.

38

Sviataia Elena

1790

1802 BU

34/38

Sviatoi Konstantin

1790

1790 lost in battle

38

Sviataia Mariia

1790

1790 surrendered, and then capsized

38

Sviatoi Nikolai

1790

1790 sunk in battle

38

Sviatoi Pavel

1790

1804 BU

34738

Sviatoi Aleksandr

1792

1804 BU

34

Sviataia Ekaterina

1792

1804 BU

34

Sviataia Elisaveta

1794

1803 BU

34

Sviataia Mariia

1794

1796 BU

34

Sviatoi Konstantin

1796

1808 BU

34

Sviatoi Nikolai

1796

1809 BU

34

Bogoiavlenie Gospodne

1798

1816 BU

34

Emmanuil

1800

1817 BU

24/38

Vifleem

-

1796 laid down      
1799 scrapped incomplete

38

Nazaret

-

38

Legma

schooner

1790

1801 BU

6

61-6 x 15-4 x 4-10 (V)
14 oars

Ba

Unnamed

schooner

1791

1801 BU

4

52 x 10-6 x 3-7 (V)

Ba

Filipp
(ex Tsaplia 1788)

frigate

1792
converted

1792?  bomb vessel

24

?

Bs

Iona
(ex Te’ermol 1788)

frigate

1792
converted

1792?  bomb vessel

24

?

Bs

Sviataia Elena

cruiser vessel

1792
purchased

<1810 BU

28 ?

88  x 26 x 8 (V)

Bs

Sviatoi Nikolai Belomorskiy

frigate

1792
purchased

<1808 BU

20

87 x 24 x 9-6

Bs

Sviatoi Matvei

frigate

1792
purchased

1804 BU

16

87 x 23 x 10-6

Bs

Legkii

frigate

1793

1804 BU

26

100 x 30 x 14

Bs

Kotka

brig

1794

1808 BU

8

75 x 26 x 9 (V)

Ba

Kutsal-Mulim

1794

1804 BU

75 x 25-2 x 11 (V)

Schooner no.1

schooner

1795

1798 transferred to Corfu

8

78 x 24 x 9-9 (V)

Bs

Schooner no.2

1795

1802 last mentioned

Dispach

cutter

1796
purchased

1805 wrecked

18/20

96 x 30-6 x 12-9 (V)

Ba

Lovkii

corvette

1797
converted

1812 BU

12

23,2 x 6,3 x 1,9 m (C)

Ba

Legkii

brig

1799

1815 BU

8

60-1 x 15-4 x 10 (V)

Ba

Vestnik

cutter

1800

1810 BU

20

?

Ba

Gonets

1800

1810 BU

Aleksandr

brig

1804
purchased

1809 sold to France

12/16

?

Bs

Begun

cutter

1804

1815 BU

8

55 x 18 x 7-7 (V)

Ba

Sokol

1804

1821 last mentioned

Diana

brig

1804
purchased

1808 wrecked

16

?

Bs

Diomid

corvette

1804

1805 converted to corvette
1809 sold to France

24

140 x 40 x 16 (V)

Bs

Elisaveta

brig

1804
purchased

1813 last mentioned

16

?

Bs

Pavel

corvette

1804
purchased

1804 converted to corvette
1809 sold to France

18

?

Bs

Strela

cutter

1804

1809 sold to France

20

?

Ba

Argus

brig

1805
purchased

1807 abandoned at Corfu

12

76 x 19 x 10 (V)

Ba

Feniks

brig

1805
purchased

1809 sold to France

18

70 x 20 x 9 (V)

Ba

Iason

brig

1805

1807 wrecked

12

?

Bs

Kherson

corvette

1805

1805 converted to corvette
1809 sold to France

24

120 x 34 x 12 (V)

Bs

Letun

brig

1805
purchased

1809 sold to France

12

?

Ba

Neva

training frigate

1805

1829 BU

24/28

88 x 22 x 9-8
330 tons.

Ba

Shpitsbergen

sloop

1805

1812 sold to Spain

32

110 x 30 x 14 (V)

Ba

Solombal

cutter

1805

1825 BU

20

99(gd.) x 91(kl.) x 30 x 12-1 (V)

Ba

Bogoiavlensk

brig

1806
purchased

1807 sold to France

16

?

Ba

Kola

sloop

1806

<1820 BU

26

?

Ba

Solombal

1806

1822 BU

Piram

sloop

1806

1826 BU

18

102-6 x 30 x 10-3 (V)

Ba

Tiz’ba

1806

1820 BU

Edinorog

1806

1812 grounded and destroyed by fire

Liman

bomb vessel

1806

1809 converted transport

?

32,9 x 9,1 x 4,6 m (C)

Bs

Lizeta

sloop

1806

1815 BU