The founding of the Russian Navy

The founding of the Russian Navy.


(20) On October 30, 1696, the Boyar Duma, at the insistence of Peter I, decided to establish a regular navy of Russia: "There will be maritime vessels." This day is considered to be the founding day of the Russian Navy.
At that time military shipbuilding was launched in Russia, ships were being built in Voronezh and Petersburg, on Ladoga and in Arkhangelsk. The Azov and Baltic fleets were created, and later - the Pacific and the Northern.
In the 1st half of the 18th century, Russian sailors made many important geographical discoveries. In 1740, V. Bering and A. Chirikov founded Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in 1741 they opened the strait and reached the western coast of North America. In the future, significant geographical discoveries, world travels were made by wonderful Russian navigators FF. Bellingsgausen, V.M. Golovnin, M.P. Lazarev, E.V. Putyatin.
In the 2nd half of the 18th - early 19th century, the Russian Navy, by the number of warships, reached 3rd place in the world, the tactics of military operations at sea were constantly improved.This allowed the Russian sailors to win a series of brilliant victories. The life and exploits of the admirals, G.A. Spiridova, F.F. Ushakova, D.N. Senyavina, G.I. Butakova, V.I. Istomina, V.A. Kornilov, P.S. Nakhimov, S.O. Makarova.
During the years of the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet fleet endured severe tests and reliably covered the flanks of the fronts, smashing the fascists at sea, in the sky and on land. Submariners, naval pilots and soldiers of the Marine Corps inscribed new pages in the history of the marine glory of the Fatherland. In the years 1941-1945, admirals N.G. skilfully guided military operations in the maritime theaters of war. Kuznetsov, I.S. Isakov, A.G. Golovko, V.F. Tributs, F.S. October, L.A. Vladimirsky, S.G. Gorshkov, I.S. Yumashev ...
The modern Russian navy has reliable military equipment: these are powerful missile cruisers, nuclear submarines, anti-submarine ships, landing craft and naval aircraft. This technique effectively works in the capable hands of our naval specialists. Russian sailors continue and develop the glorious traditions of the navy of Russia, which already has 300 years of history.

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    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy

    The founding of the Russian Navy