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Ships  legends

The ship was built in Newcastle (England) in 1899. It was the world's first icebreaker to cross heavy ice. In 1938 «Ermak» took part in evacuating of four explorers from Papanin’s expedition from 'North Pole – 1' polar station. In 1939 «Ermak» piloted icebound icebreaking ships 'Malygin' and 'Sadko'. The last arctic voyage took place in 1963. The icebreaker «Ermak» was awarded the Order of Lenin on March 26, 1949.

Icebreaker «Ermak»

The ship was built in England in 1908. She took part in the first expeditions in the Kara Sea. She made the first through voyage via Northern Sea Route from west to east during one navigation. She participated in the Great Patriotic War and the ship was called «Northern Varyag». In 1942 the ship joined a battle with the fascist cruiser «Admiral Sheer». "A. Sibiryakov" was lost while saving the convoy. The icebreaking ship 'A. Sibiryakov' was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour on December 17, 1932.

Icebreaking ship "A. Sibiryakov"

The ship was built in London in 1909. In 1934 "F. Litke" carried out the first safe passage from Vladivostok to Murmansk via Northern Sea Route during one navigation. In 1935 the ship made a through voyage from west to east. The ice-cutter 'F. Litke' was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour on January 20, 1930.

Ice-cutter "F. Litke"

sedov

Icebreaking ship "G. Sedov"

krasin

Icebreaker "Krasin"

bolshevik

Motor vessel "Staryi Bolshevik"

dezhnev

Icebreaking ship "Dezhnev"

ob

Diesel-powered vessel "Ob"

indigirka

Diesel-powered ship "Indigirka"