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Alexander Kazarsky

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Allegiance  Russian Empire

Died  June 16, 1833
Name  Alexander Kazarsky
Rank  Captain
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Born  June 16, 1797 (1797-06-16)
Battles/wars  Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829)

Service/branch  Imperial Russian Navy
Battles and wars  Russo-Turkish War

Aleksander Ivanovich Kazarsky (Belarusian: Алякса́ндр Іва́навіч Каза́рскі, Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Каза́рский), (June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833) was a Russian Navy officer, the hero of the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829). Kazarsky was the captain of brig Mercury and became famous after the victory in the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.

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Career

  • Kazarsky joined the fleet in 1811.
  • In 1814 he became an officer.
  • In 1829 as a Captain Lieutenant he was the captain of 18-gun brig Mercury.
  • On 14 May 1829 Mercury under the command of Kazarsky won the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.
  • From 26 May to 17 July 1829 Kasarsky was the captain of frigate Pospeshny.
  • From 1831 to 1833 Kazarsky was a member of the retinue of Nicholas I of Russia.
  • In 1833 he was poisoned.
  • A brig, a torpedo boat and a street in Sevastopol were named after Alexander Kazarsky.

    References

    Alexander Kazarsky Wikipedia


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