Krasin (1916): Soviet icebreaker

The first icebreaker Krassin, or Krasin, (Russian: Красин) was built for the Imperial Russian Navy as Svyatogor. She had a long, distinguished career in rescue operations, as well as a pathfinder and explorer of the Northern Sea Route. She has been fully restored to operating condition and is now a museum ship in Saint Petersburg.

Assembly: W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Year: 1916-1917

Length: 99 m

Beam: 22 m

Draft: 9 m

Armament (WW2): four guns (76 mm), seven AA guns (20 mm), 10 large caliber machine guns

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