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Fleet and Shipbuilding during Peter the Great Reign



R.V. Krasilnikov
r.v.krasilnikov@mail.ru
deputy Chief Designer, Chief Researcher, Marine Underwater Weapon ‒ Hydropribor, Doctor of Engineering, associate professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
St. Petersburg

Keywords:

  • navy
  • shipbuilding
  • manpower training
  • science development
  • management and financing system
  • legislative framework
  • We consider the formation and development of the Russian navy under Peter the Great. The assessment of the development of the fleet and shipbuilding before Peter's reforms is made. The reforms in question concerning the education in shipbuilding sphere, training the fleet manpower and the development of marine sciences are considered. We also pay attention to the legislation development as well as the introduction of the fleet management and financing made by Peter the Great.