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June 23 the training sailing ship "Krusenstern" entered the seaport of Murmansk for the first time. The navigation of the sailing ship is a part of the historic-memorial expedition, devoted to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Excursions, including photo exhibition, demonstration of the copy of the Victory Banner from the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the museum ship, the marine temple, introduction of the technical specifications and the configuration of the sailboat, will be organized on board for citizens and guests of the city.
Coming on board of "Kruzenshtern" will be able for residents of the Arctic June 23 from 16.00 till 20.00 and 24 June from 9.00 to 16.00. To visit the sailing ship you need to have an identity document.

The ship is built in 1925-1926 at the German shipyard near Bremerhaven. After 20 years of sailing it became the property of the Soviet Union after reparations and was renamed in honor of the famous Russian explorer, admiral Ivan Fedorovich Krusenstern. Port of registration is Kaliningrad.

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