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Russian ships will be refered by HIRMS - His/Her Imperial Russian Majesty's Ship - before ship´s name.

These abbreviations will distinguish same ship´s name from different nations and government warships from privateers or privately-owned merchantmen.


RUSSIAN Navy Personalities Shipyards Ships per Classes


Ships per Rates guns decks Abbreviations
1st Rates +100 3



Ships of the line


2nd Rates 80-96 2-3
3rd Rates 70s 70-78 2
3rd Rates 60s 60-68 2
4th Rates 36-58 1-2
Large Frigates 40-60  1-2 HIRMF
Small Frigates 24-38 1 HIRMF
Corvettes 12-30  1 HIRMC
Unrated Vessels <30  1 HIRMU



Russian stablished rates
Rate/Year 1727 1732 1750
1st Rates 90-100 70-100 80-100
2nd Rates 80-88 66 66
3rd Rates 66 54 54
4th Rates 54 - -


Ted Sozaev is the person in charge of the Russian Navy data (e-mail).







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