Category:IMO 5196402

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History[edit]

  • January 21, 1916. - Building commences.
  • October 1 1916. - The icebreaker Svyatogor joins the Russian Navy's Arctic Ocean fleet.
  • March 31, 1917. - Svyatogor hoists the St Andrew's flag.
  • 1918. - Scuttled in the Severnaya Dvina by the Bolsheviks to try to deny access to Arkhangel'sk to the Royal Navy. Re-floated by the British and came under British control.
  • 1920. - At the request of the Soviet Union, and flying the Norwegian flag, she was one of the icebreakers which rescued the icebreaking steamer Solovey Budimirovich (later Malygin) adrift in the ice of the Kara Sea.
  • 1921. - Purchased from Britain by the Soviet government, with the involvement of L. Krasin and A. Krylov.
  • 1927. - Svyatogor renamed Krasin.
  • 1922-1928. - Operated in the Baltic Sea.
  • 1928. - Rescued survivors from the crash of Umberto Nobile's dirigible Italia (Italy), and the German cruise-ship Monte Cervantes, which had run aground off Spitsbergen.
  • 1928-1934. - Worked in the Arctic.
  • 1934. - Participated in the rescue of survivors of the sinking of the Chelyuskin in the Chukchi Sea.
  • 1937-1941. - Escorted freighters on the Northern Sea Route .
  • 1941-1942. - From Vladivostok to Bremerton, Washington, USA for refit; proceeded via Panama Canal to Halifax, Nova Scotia and Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • 1942. - Part of escort for Allied convoy PQ-15 (20 ships), Iceland to Murmansk.
  • 1942-1943.- Escorted convoys in White and Kara seas.
  • 1943. - Returned to Vladivostok, completing circumnavigation started in 1941.
  • 1943-1950. - Worked in the eastern Russian Arctic.
  • 1950-1956. - Operated by the Murmansk Shipping Company.
  • 1956-1959.- Modernized in the Wismar shipyards, GDR (East Germany).
  • 1959-1972.- Escorting freighters on the Northern Sea Route.
  • 1972-1989. - Transferred to the Soviet Ministry of Geology; supporting geological exploration in the arctic.
  • 1992. - Became a historical monument of state significance.
  • 1995. - First exhibition opened.
  • February 10, 2004. - Became a branch of the World Ocean Museum, St. Petersburg.
  • March 31, 2007. - Hoisted the St. Andrew's flag again.
  • 2008. - 80th anniversary of the rescue of Umberto Nobile's expedition and Krasin's triumphal return to Leningrad.
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Subcategories

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