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, also transliterated
) was the second ship of the
built for the
Imperial Russian Navy
in the 1880s. Named after the Russian victory at the
Battle of Chesma
in 1770, she was built by the
Russian Steam Navigation Company
. When the ship was completed, she proved to be very overweight, which meant that much of her waterline
was submerged. She served in the
Black Sea Fleet
until she was turned over to the Sevastopol port authorities and decommissioned in 1907. This
print is dated 1892.
Print credit: Stadler and Pattinot, after Vasily Ignatius; restored by
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