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Model of the ship “Ingermanland”


The model of the battleship Ingermanland was built by the Serbian master Savo Vranac.

The model is built in the classic English Gregorian style. Used wood moraine pears. The ship is richly decorated with magnificent carvings. The scale of the model is 1: 100.

 "Ingermanland" - sailing battleship of the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Empire, designed by Peter I.

This is the first of the ships of the same type and one of the king’s favorite battleships. During the Northern War, he acted as a flagship of both the Russian and the combined Russian-Danish-Dutch-English fleets, occasionally going under the standard of Peter I.

The ship was named in honor of the land located at the mouth of the Neva River and known as Ingermanlandia, which were conquered from the Swedes at the beginning of the Northern War.

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 5 (16) to 14 (25) August, under the flag of Peter I and headed the combined Russian-Danish-Dutch-English fleet sailing to the Baltic Sea, and on October 22 (November 2) returned to Revel for the wintering in the squadron of captain-commander V. Shelting

In the campaign of 1717, he was in the squadron of General-Admiral Count F. M. Apraksin, who from 4 (15) June to 16 (27) July went on a cruise voyage to the Swedish coast and carried out a landing of Russian troops on Gotland. In July and August of the following 1718, under the flag of Peter I, he headed the cruising voyages of ships of the Russian fleet in the Gulf of Finland.

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 landing of 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 left for Kronstadt, where it arrived on September 5 (16), 1721.

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 semi-submerged condition, and in 1736 was dismantled according to another version of the Ingermanland sank in the Kronstadt harbor in 1738 and dismantled only after 1739.


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