Polar Drift of Icebreaker Georgy Sedov v.01 SU19400401-S-EN.v01-LH

USSR 1940 - The Polar Drift of Icebreaker Georgy Sedov v.01
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USSR 1940 - The Polar Drift of Icebreaker Georgy Sedov v.01USSR 1940 - The Polar Drift of Icebreaker Georgy Sedov v.01USSR 1940 - The Polar Drift of Icebreaker Georgy Sedov v.01


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USSR
1940

FACTS & FIGURES

In October 1937 while carrying out oceanographic work in the Laptev Sea (northeastern coast of Siberia) , the Soviet icebreaking steamers Sedov, Sadko, and Malygin were trapped in the ice for the winter. Most of the crew (184 men) was evacuated by air in April 1938, leaving 33 men onboard the steamers. Only in August 1938, the icebreaker Yermak got through to the ships (at that point drifting at latitude 83°N) and helped the Sadko and Malygin out of the ice to open sea. The Sedov's steering mechanism appeared to be seriously damaged, and she could not be even towed through ice.

It was decided that the Sedov would be converted into a drifting research platform and a crew of 15 was put together, made up of additions and replacements from the Sadko and Yermak. Ample stores and supplies...

 

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