Vasily Gavrilovich Ryumin (earlier 1820 — later 1870) was a Russian military sailor, a member of the Caucasian War .
|Vasily Gavrilovich Ryumin|
|Period of life||earlier 1820 — later 1870|
|Date of Birth|
|Date of death|
|Type of army||fleet|
|Years of service||1820-1860|
|Commanded||boat “Lark”, brig “Argonaut”, frigate “Maria”.|
|Battles / Wars||Russian-Turkish war of 1828-1829 , Caucasian war|
|Awards and prizes||Order of St. Anne 3rd century. (1828), Order of St. Vladimir 4th century. (1829), Order of St. George 4th century. (1843)|
The son of midshipman Gabriel Gerasimovich Rumin, brought up at home and on July 8, 1820, was promoted to midshipman .
In 1820-1827 he sailed in the Black Sea , was produced on February 22, 1823 in midshipmen . In 1828, in the brig "Ganymede" he cruised off the Abkhaz coast, after which, commanding Iol No. 14, he participated in the capture of Varna , for which he was awarded the Order of St. Anna of the 3rd degree with a bow, and on October 2 of the same year was produced for the difference in lieutenants .
In 1829, on the frigate "Standart" he cruised off the Rumelian and Anatolian coasts, and "was awarded the Order of St. Vladimir 4th degree, then in the brig "Ganymede" cruised between Sizopol and Trabzon . In the next, in 1830, on the ship " Pimen " sailed during the transportation of airborne troops from Rumelia and Bulgaria to the Russian Black Sea ports, then commanded transport number 16 on the Crimean coast and, finally, commanding the boat "Lark", sailed in the Black Sea from Sevastopol to Gelendzhik .
In the following years, Ryumin commanded the naval vessel No. 17 near Kerch (1832). On the ship "Pimen" he moved from Sevastopol to the Buyukdere raid near Constantinople , from where he arrived in Feodosia with the landing troops. He was awarded the Turkish Medal (1833), then cruised on various vessels (1834-1837 years). In September 1837 he was promoted to distinguish lieutenant commander .
In 1838-1848 he commanded the brig "Argonaut" in the detachment of ships, dressed up to assist ground forces in military operations against the Highlanders in Abkhazia. During these expeditions Ryumin repeatedly happened in exchanges of fire with the mountaineers and led the ship's artillery support to the landing forces ashore.
On December 4, 1843, Ryumin was awarded the Order of St. Georgy 4th degree (№ 7122 on the list of Grigorovich - Stepanov ). On December 6, 1846, he was promoted to the rank of captain of rank 2, and on April 23, 1850, captain of rank 1 (commanded by the frigate Maria).
On October 31, 1851, he was appointed commissioner to Rostov-on-Don , renamed Colonels, and with the status of the Black Sea Admiralty.
April 4, 1860 was promoted to major general and dismissed from service. The date of death is not precisely known, but not earlier than 1870.
- Russian biographical dictionary : 25 tons. / Under the supervision of A. A. Polovtsov. 1896-1918.
- Stepanov V.S., Grigorovich P.I. In commemoration of the centenary of the imperial Military Order of the Holy Great Martyr George the Victorious. (1769–1869). - SPb. 1869.