The Imperial Russian Navy (Russian: Российский императорский флот) was the navy of the Russian Empire from 1696 to 1917. It was formally established in 1696 and lasted until being dissolved during the February Revolution of 1917.
Under Tsar Mikhail I, the first three-masted ship built...
- Reign of Peter the Great
Peter the Great established the modern Russian Navy. During...
- 18th century
In the second half of the 18th century, the Russian Navy was...
As of 2008 the conscription term was reduced to one year and a major downsizing and reorganization were underway. In 2008, plans were announced to move the headquarters to the Admiralty building in St. Petersburg, the historic location of the headquarters of the Imperial Russian Navy. The Navy Staff finally relocated there in November 2012.
Submarines of the Imperial Russian Navy (1 C, 17 P) Pages in category "Ships of the Imperial Russian Navy" The following 62 pages are in this category, out of 62 total.
Pages in category "Imperial Russian Navy" The following 16 pages are in this category, out of 16 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
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Pages in category "Battleships of the Imperial Russian Navy" The following 20 pages are in this category, out of 20 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
During the Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905), Imperial Russian Navy destroyers were armed with 15-inch torpedoes and one 75 mm gun, as well as several 3-pounder QF guns. Combat experience during that war resulted in the Imperial Russian Navy switching to 18-inch torpedoes and two 75 mm guns for their destroyers after the war.
- 1696 – February 1917
The Imperial Russian Navy of the Russian Empire, had been established at the end of the 17th century under the regency of Peter the Great and by the personal leadership of Franz Lefort. It existed until the October Revolution of 1917.
The Pacific Fleet (Russian: Тихоокеанский флот, translit: Tikhookeanskiy flot) is the Russian Navy fleet in the Pacific Ocean.. Established in 1731 as part of the Imperial Russian Navy, the fleet was known as the Okhotsk Military Flotilla (1731–1856) and Siberian Military Flotilla (1856–1918), formed to defend Russian interests in the Russian Far East region along the ...
The Solarian League uses "SLNS" (Solarian League Navy Ship) and the Andermani Empire uses "IANS" for Imperial Andermani Navy Ship. The Culture – Ships are identified by a three-letter prefix denoting class (such as GSV for "General Systems Vehicle" or ROU for "Rapid Offensive Unit"), followed by their personal name.CountryServicePrefixMeaningANSAlgerian Navy ShipARANavy of the Argentine Republic (Spanish: Armada de la República Argentina)GCArgentine Coast Guard Ship (Spanish: Guardacostas)His/Her Majesty's Australian Ship/Submarine/Station
1712–1917: Ensign of the imperial Russian Navy: A dark blue saltire on a white field. The so-called Andreevskiy (St. Andrew's) flag was inspired by the flag of Scotland and was designed by Peter the Great in need of a naval flag for the newly created Russian Navy.