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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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