The ships and officers 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 (first and second places were taken by Britain and France respectively). In the early nineteenth century, the Navy consisted of the Baltic and black sea fleets, Caspian, Okhotsk and white sea flotillas. In 1802, was created the Ministry of naval forces, later renamed the Naval Ministry.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

At the same time for the Russian Navy began the era of steam. In 1826 was built the first military steamer "Izhora", armed with eight guns, ten years later, the first steam frigate "Hercules."

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 highly sympathetic to the doctrine of American naval theorist Admiral Alfred Mahan.

We present you rare archival photographs of Russian ships and sailors from the Library of Congress, taken around 1893.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

1. Day visitors to the Russian Navy.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

2. Drinking grog.

Court

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

3. "Admiral Nakhimov".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

4. "Admiral Nakhimov".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

5. The Cruiser "General Admiral".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

6. The Cruiser "General Admiral".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

7. Bell.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

8. The ship of the Russian fleet.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

9. "Dmitry Donskoy".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

10. "Dmitry Donskoy".

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

11. Crew.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

12. Crew.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

13.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

14.

The officers and sailors

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

15. The captain of the Russian fleet.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

16. The captain of the Russian fleet.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

17. Officers of the Russian Navy, 1892.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

18. The crew of the ship.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

19. A group of sailors.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

20. A group of sailors.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

21. A group of sailors.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

22.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

23. Sailors.

Government court, Russia

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

24. Inspection of the crew.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

25. Sunday's inspection of the crew.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

26. Day visitors to the Russian Navy.

Service

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

27. On the deck of the Russian ship.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

28. The crews Russian boats ready to race during the Columbia parade of the Navy.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

29. Waving flags of the Russian Navy.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

30. The separation of the generators on the Russian ship.

Life

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

31. Saloon.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

32. The captain's cabin.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

33. The captain's cabin.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

34. Drinking grog.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

35. Distribution of grog.

The peace Treaty with Japan

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

36. Russian diplomats and American naval officers at the conference on the occasion of the signing of the peace Treaty in Portsmouth. Right count Sergei Witte and Baron Rosen, in the center — Russian military officers.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

37.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

38. Russian and Japanese ambassadors for peace during the signing of the peace Treaty. Around the table from left to right sitting: Sato, of Takahira, Komura, Otii, Adachi, Korostovec, Rosen, Witte, Nabokov, Planson.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

39. A comic by Japanese artist Kobayashi Ciocci: a Russian woman had a nightmare about the defeat of the Russian army in the war with Japan. The doctor checks her pulse, he is assisted by two nurses. Also in the picture is a priest.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

40. Caricature of the same Japanese artist on a Russian General Alexei Nikolayevich Kuropatkin in costume and skiing, with a white bandana on his head and two broken flags (Russia and Navy of the Navy). He shouts the news from the front, passing by well-dressed Russian couple.

The ships and officers of the Navy of the Russian Empire in 1893

41. A propaganda poster.

Keywords: 19th century | Nineteenth century | Archive | Navy | Ships | Ship | Russian Empire | B/W

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