3 апреля 2010 г.

Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great). Norwegian Sea (April 1, 2010)

Sailing through Norwegian Sea, nuclear-powered missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great) stopped to honor legacy of crew of nuclear submarine Komsomolets perished in April 1989 in consequence of large-scale fire.

Sea is always different – in various parts of the world sea has different color, waves and even flavor. But there are some points at the World Ocean where sea is always the same for Russian sailors. Pyotr Velikiy passes one of such points. It is just right there shipwrecked nuclear submarine Komsomolets on April 7, 1989.

The heavy nuclear-powered cruiser (TAKR) Pyotr Velikiy (Пётр Великий) is the fourth Kirov class battlecruiser of the Russian Navy, originally named Yuriy Andropov (Юрий Андропов). It is the flagship of the Northern Fleet.

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