Haslar Heritage Group

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 & DetailsAdmittedDischargeDead
November 180810964
December 180865468
January 18094605a
February 1809132911
March 1809131312b
April 180917216
May 18091654427c
June 1809601117
July 18092128213
August 18091020510

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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