Ships

all ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0123456789
Total: 2 itemsDisplaying: 1 - 2 items
  • Polar Star

    The Polar Star was built in St Petersburg in 1888 and launched in 1891. The imperial yacht served as part of the Guard Equipage. In June 1917, the ship was taken over by the Baltic Fleet. In 1936, aft...

    Read more...
  • Tsarevna

    This imperial steam yacht was built in Great Britain and launched in 1874. It served as part of the Guard Equipage. In November 1917, the Tsarevna was interred in port and later broken up for scrap me...

    Read more...

Random Articles

Folk Tale
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Goldilocks. One day, while walking in the forest, she lost her way. She walked and walked, until she came across the three bears’ house. The little girl went into the house, but
Russian Writers
Vissarion Belinsky
Writer, critic, philosopher. Born at the Russian naval fortress of Sveaborg outside Helsinki (1811) in the family of naval physician Grigory Belynsky (1784–1835). Lived on Gryaznaya (now Marat) Street in St Petersburg (1839).
Virgin Mary
Our Lady of Yakhren
This image dates from a miracle-working icon of the Mother of God kept at the St Cosmas Monastery of the Dormition near Vladimir. According to legend, the icon miraculously appeared to a monk called Cosmas in the River Yakhren
Russian Writers
Prince Pyotr Vyazemsky
Poet, critic, memoirist. Father of Prince Pavel Vyazemsky. Born in Moscow (1792) in the family of Prince Andrei Vyazemsky (1754–1807) and Jenny O’Reilly (1762–1802). Studied at boarding schools run by Jesuits and the St
Virgin Mary
The Congregation of the Mother of God
The Congregation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated by the Orthodox Church on the day after Christmas (26 December/8 January). The iconography is based on the words of an Orthodox hymn sung during the Christmas watch