Russian cruiser “Gromoboi", in the Baltic, after major repairs, 1911.
Rossia was an armored cruiser of the Imperial Russian Navy built
in the 1890s. She was designed as a long-range commerce raider and
served as such during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–05.
Russian cruiser Zhemchug.
A veteran of the Russo-Japanese war, she would survive into World War I, when attached with the British Asiatic Fleet in Penang and a few French ships they were set upon in a surprise raid and sunk by the German cruiser SMS Emden on 28 October 1914.
After the collapse of White Russia in the Crimea, The Battleship General Alekseev (former Imperator Aleksandr III) made its way with fleet of refugee ships to Bizerte, in the French colony of Tunisia. Alekseev was interned there by the French until 1924. The French and the Soviets couldn’t come to an agreement with respect to repatriation of the ship, in part because of its poor condition, and in part because of French demands for back payment of docking fees.
Her St Andrews Ensign was hauled down 29 October, 1924.
Sergei Pen ( b.1952)- “The final descent Andreevsky flag of the Russian the squadron in Bizerte”. 1992
Сергей Варленович Пен (1952 г.р.)- «Последний спуск Андреевского флага на русской эскадре в Бизерте». 1992 г.
Battleship Poltava, Tango, Chesma.
After sinking in Port Arthur, salvaged by the Japanese Navy, later sold back to Russian during World War One.
Armored Cruiser Pamiat Azova, Imperial Russian Navy, 1890.
Imperial Russian Navy Monitors.