Section Six – Admission and discharge figures.

Russian Navy Details Taken from
Adm102/349 PRO Kew

The register opens with a signed printed form directed to the Admiralty Board of Sick and Hurt requesting the admission of Russian Cavalry Captain Ivan Petrovitch followed by:

Date & Details
Numbers
Date & DetailsNumbersDate & DetailsNumbers
November 1808
 December 1808 January 1809 
Admitted
109Admitted65Admitted4
Discharged
6Discharged46Discharged60
Dead
4Dead8Dead5a
February 1809 March 1809 April 1809 
Admitted13
Admitted13
Admitted17
Discharged29
Discharged13
Discharged2
Dead11
Dead12b
Dead16
May 1809 June 1809 July 1809 
Admitted165
Admitted60
Admitted212
Discharged44
Discharged111
Discharged82
Dead27c
Dead7
Dead13
August 1809     
Admitted10
    
Discharged205
    
Dead10
    

Notes:
Although in UK Waters many cases of Scurvy are recorded especially during the summer period.
Patient numbers dwindled through September and the Fleet was eventually permitted to sail for Russia in September and October 1809.

 


14Eliza Gerasimoff appears in the register and by name is obviously female. The mystery surrounds whether she was crew or more than likely the wife of a senior officer. Either way she was buried at Haslar.
a Including Eliza Gerasimoff14 aged 29
b Also brought onshore 13 Dead from various Russian ships and buried in the Hospital Grounds.
c Brought on shore for Burial in hospital grounds.

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Section 7 – Russian Naval Forces in the   Mediterranean 1805-1809

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