The Kara expedition of 2014-2015. View of the lighthouse on Belukha Island from White Island

Melnikov, Ilya Sergeevich
Kara expedition 2014-2015 years View of the lighthouse on the island of Belukha from the island of Bely: [photo] / Photo I Melnikova, Ltd. "Fertoing" - Electronic data (1 file: 1.6 MB) -Ostrov White, Kara Sea, 2015 -
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With the assistance of the Government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, in conjunction with the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, as part of the project Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area a lot of the "Karskie Expeditsii" district conducted a maritime search operation "Kara expedition-2014", organized by OOO "Fertoying" from September 17 to September 26. The main task of the expedition is to perpetuate the memory of crews of Soviet ships and ships that died in the Arctic during the Great Patriotic War. During the expedition On the rescue boat "Rescuer of the Fences", it was covered 1800 miles along the route: the port of Sabetta - Belukha Island - the White Island - the port of Murmansk Expedition results: the places of the death of the legendary icebreaking pair "Alexander Sibiryakov" and the tragically dead ships of the Arctic convoy "BD-5" - the transport "Marina Raskova" and minesweepers "T-114" and "T-118". In 2015, the second season of the "Kara expedition" was held, and land parts. The sea part of the expedition took place in the Kara Sea, the land part - on the coast of the White Island, where one of the boats from the sinking Marina Raskova reached and where the dead were killed during the voyage on board. The land part of the expedition began to work in June, to its participants managed to find a burial place, the remains of the deceased were recovered and solemnly reburied. Participants in the maritime part of the Kara expedition-2015 (launched from Murmansk on August 12 on the multifunctional search vessel Baltika) successfully completed the survey of the ships of the Soviet Arctic convoy BD-5 deceased in August 1944. During the expedition the coordinates of the convoy's death were verified, the transport of Marina Raskova, the minesweepers of the Northern Fleet T-114 and T-118 were reliably identified, and the version of the convoy's death from the torpedo attack of the German water boats "the U-365" In order to perpetuate the memory of those killed in the defense of the Motherland, in points deaths ships carried Funeral and celebrations on the transport board, "Marina Raskova" and the icebreaker "Alexander Siberians" divers expedition fixed plaquesFrom the decks of the dead ships, the elements of ship structures were raised, measures for the restoration and museumification of the raised historical objects were carried out. The regional public project "Kars expeditions" was carried out with the financial support of the NGO "Regional Innovation Investment Fund" YAMAL "
I Karskaya Expedition (2015) II "Fertoing", Limited Liability Company (St. Petersburg) 1 Karskaya Expedition (2015) - Photographs 2 Territory (collection) 3 Memory of the Great Victory (collection) 4 Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of Memory - 1941 - 1945 - Photographs 5 Military search works - Photographs 6 Belukha, island (Kara Sea) - Photographs 7 Documentary photographs
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