History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

• History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

By the end of the XVIII century the Russian Navy was the third largest in the world (the first and second places were taken by the UK and France respectively). At the beginning of the XIX century, the fleet consisted of the Baltic and Black Sea Fleets, Caspian Sea, White Sea and Okhotsk fleet. In 1802 was created Ministry of the Navy, later renamed the Ministry of the Navy.

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

At the same time the Russian Navy began the era of steam. In 1826, the first military ship "Izhora" was built, armed with eight guns, ten years later - the first steam-frigates "Bogatyr".

At the end of the XIX century the Navy of the Russian Empire continued to expand, especially during the reign of Emperor Nicholas II, is very sympathetic to the doctrine of the American naval theorist Admiral Alfred Mahan.

Introducing you to rare archival photos Russian ships and sailors from the US Library of Congress, made around 1893.

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

Day visitors to the Russian navy.

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

Drinking grog.

Court

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"Admiral Nakhimov".

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"Admiral Nakhimov".

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to

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Cruiser "General-Admiral".

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Rynda.

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The ship of the Russian Navy.

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"Dmitry Donskoy".

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Crew.

The officers and sailors

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Russian Navy captain.

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Russian Navy captain.

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The officers of the Russian navy, 1892.

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The ship's crew.

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group of sailors.

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group of sailors.

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group of sailors.

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Seafarers' group.

Government vessels, Russia

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

crew Inspection.

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Sunday inspection crew.

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Day visitors to the Russian navy.

service

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On the deck of the ship Russian.

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

The crews of Russian boats are preparing for the race during the Colombian Navy parade.

History of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

Russian sailors waving flags.

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Department of the generators in the Russian ship.

Genesis

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wardroom.

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The captain's cabin.

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The captain's cabin.

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Drinking grog.

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Distribution of grog.

The peace treaty with Japan

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Russian diplomats and US Navy officers at the conference on the signing of a peace treaty at Portsmouth. Right Count Sergei Witte and Baron Rosen, center - Russian military officers.

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Russian and Japanese ambassadors for the world during the signing of a peace treaty. Around the table from left to right sitting: Sato, Takahira, Komura, Ochiai Station, Adachi, Korostovetz, Rosen, Witte, Nabokov, Planson.

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Comics Japanese artist Kobayashi Kiochiki: Russian woman had a nightmare about the defeat of the Russian army in the war with Japan. The doctor checks her pulse, he helped two nurses. Also in the picture priest is present.

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A cartoon of the same Japanese artist at the Russian General Alexei Nikolayevich Kuropatkin in a suit and skiing with a white bandana on his head and two broken flags (and Russian naval fleet). He shouts the news from the front, passing by a well-dressed Russian pair.

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The propaganda poster.