Russian frigate Sankt Nikolai

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Ensign of the Russian NavyRussian Empire
Name: Sankt Nikolai
Fate: Sunk on 9 July 1790
General characteristics
Class and type: Frigate
Sail plan: Full rigged ship

The Russian frigate Sankt Nikolai was sunk in the Baltic Gulf of Finland in the Battle of Svensksund in 1790. She was found in 1948 almost intact in the sea bottom outside the modern city of Kotka. Over 2300 objects have been recovered from her hull by divers.[citation needed]