Model of the ship “Ingermanland” 1715.
Model of the battleship "Ingermanland" 1715.
The model was built by master Alexander Shumeiko. The scale of the model is
1:64. The model case is made of pear and maple wood. The decor is carved out of
apple wood. Artillery and other metal parts are made of blackened bronze. Sails
and rigging ropes are made of cambric cloth and cotton thread.
"Ingermanland" is a sailing battleship of
the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Empire, designed by Peter I, the first of the
ships of the same type and one of the king's favorite battleships. During the
Northern War, he acted as the flagship of both the Russian and the combined
Russian-Danish-Dutch-English fleets, periodically sailed under the standard of
Peter I. The ship was named after the lands located at the mouth of the Neva
River and known as Ingermanland, which were conquered among the Swedes at the
beginning of the Northern War, the Ingermanland battleship was laid in the St.
Petersburg Admiralty on October 30, 1712 and after launching on May 1, 1715, it
became part of the Baltic Fleet of Russia. The construction was carried out by
the shipmaster Richard Cosenz.
He took part in the Northern War. In the campaign of
1715, in July and August, he went on cruising voyages to the Gulf of Finland as
part of a squadron, including under the flag of Peter I. In the campaign of
1716 in April and May, he was part of a squadron that was cruising near the
island of Borngolm. In July, as part of the squadron of Captain-Commander P. I.
Sievers, he moved from Revel to Copenhagen, then from August 5 to 14 under the
flag of Peter I and headed the combined Russian-Danish-Dutch-English fleet,
sailed to the Baltic Sea. On October 22, he returned to Revel for the wintering
in the squadron of the captain-commander Shelting. In June and July 1719, he
went on cruising voyages to Gangut as part of a fleet of ships of the Baltic
Fleet, under the flag of Peter I went to Revel, in Finnish and Aland skerries,
and also took part in covering the rowing fleet transporting the Russian troops
to the shores of Sweden. In the same year, while cruising near the island of
Lameland, he stumbled to the shoals. In the campaign of 1720 he sailed to the
Gulf of Finland. In June 1721, he joined the detachment from Kronstadt to
Revel, after which, under the flag of Perth I, he left Reval to Rogervik Bay
and Kotlin Island, and also participated in fleet maneuvers. After the war, the
ship went to Kronstadt, where he arrived on September 5, 1721.
From June to August 1722 he sailed into practical
sailing into the Gulf of Finland as part of a squadron of ships of the Baltic
Fleet. From June to October 1724, at the Ingermanland, which at that time was
part of the squadron of Vice Admiral D. Wilster at Krasnaya Gorka, crew
training events were held
According to the decree of Peter I, the ship
"Ingermanland" was supposed to be saved "for memory", in
connection with which he had been in Kronstadt since 1725 and did not go out to
sea, and in 1727 underwent repairs. According to some sources, the ship as of
1735 was filled with water due to the rotten hull and was stranded in the
Kronstadt harbor in a submerged state, and in 1736 it was dismantled, according
to another version of the Ingermanland, sank in the Kronstadt harbor in 1738
and was dismantled only after 1739.