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Icebreaker Krasin

Address and phone: Lieutenant Schmidt embankment, 23rd line, 8 (812) 325-35-47

Schedule: from 11.00 to 18.00, days off: Monday and Tuesday, last Wednesday of the month

"Krasin" is an icebreaker symbolizing the whole epoch in the history of our country. For all residents and visitors of St. Petersburg is an unusual and popular Museum. Visiting it, you will touch the living history and feel the true romance of polar exploration!
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Russia owned a priority in the development of the Arctic ocean. Linear icebreakers were used for the first time to explore this unknown space. The firstborn of the Russian icebreaker fleet - "Ermak" and "Svyatogor" for half a century were the most powerful ships of this class in the world. "Svyatogor" ("Krasin") - the second Arctic icebreaker of Russia, the perfection of the design of which for several decades has defined the General line in the development of domestic ice-making.
Icebreaker "Svyatogor" ("Krasin") was built in England, in Newcastle, by order of the Russian government. 1 Oct 1916 "Svyatogor" was enrolled in the lists of the Russian Navy in the sea class icebreakers. January 3, 1917 took place at sea. March 31, 1917 on the icebreaker was raised St. Andrew's flag. "Svyatogor" was enrolled in the fleet of the Arctic ocean

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