SRN Velikaya with Mines

Velikaya Class Cruiser

Ships of the class; – SRN Velikaya (in commission) – SRN Vtoraya (in commission) Initially known as the Improved Tanyurer class, the Velikayas were modified designs based on trials experience with the Tanyurer that predated them by a year. The keel for Velikaya had in fact been laid down as another Tanyurer before construction was […]

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Tanyurer Class Cruiser As Built

Tanyurer Class Cruiser

Here is Sierans first constructed trade interdiction and scout cruisers of the Tanyurer Class; Ships of the class; – SRN Tanyurer (in commission) – SRN Belaya (in commission) – SRN Velikaya (cancelled before construction began, became lead ship of the later Velikaya class) The Tanyurer class of cruisers were the first wholly designed and constructed […]

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Protected Cruiser Zhemchug

Protected Cruiser Zhemchug

The Protected Cruiser Zhemchug was laid down at the Nevsky Shipyards in Petrograd, Russia on 1 June 1902 and was launched on 14 August 1903, in the presence of Tsar Nicholas II. Construction was plagued by delays, including flooding in November, and an ice storm in December. However, with the start of the Russo-Japanese War […]

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Coastal Defence Ship Admiral Ushakov

Coastal Defense Ship Admiral Ushakov

Probably one of the few historical vessels operated by the SRN, the SRN Admiral Ushakov is the ship of the same name of the former Imperial Russian Navy. Built by New Admiralty Shipyards, Saint Petersburg and launched on the 1st of November 1893, she was a member of a class of coastal defence ships. Admiral […]

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