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June 1 - Northern Fleet Day

June 1 marks 83 years since the founding of the North fleet countries. And on this day, all North Sea sailors (North Navy) celebrate their naval professional holiday: Day of the Northern Fleet of the Navy of the Russian Federation. The Northern Fleet itself began to develop since the creation of the Northern Sea Fleet in 1933, which appeared some time after the inspection and familiarization trip of I.V. Stalin in the Arctic. It was after Stalin’s visit to the northern latitudes that it was decided that the base of the future flotilla, and later the fleet, would be located in the Polar.

In 1953, a memorial plate was erected in Polyarny, in which large letters showed:
Here was 22 July 1933, the founder and creator of the Northern Fleet, the great Stalin.

June 1 - Northern Fleet Day

Due to discrepancies about the date and place of Joseph Stalin's stay in the Arctic, as well as on the basis of the notorious campaign to “expose the personality cult” launched by N.S. Khrushchev, the memorial plate was dismantled at the beginning of 60. Apparently, the role of Stalin in the founding of the Northern Fleet was also taken into account as a "manifestation of the personality cult" ...

Despite the relative youth of the Northern Fleet of Russia, he not only has rich traditions and heroic pages of his stories, but also is considered to be the strongest segment of the Russian Navy.

To learn more about the history of the Northern Fleet, it is worth visiting the naval museum located in the Murmansk Officers' Club. The museum has 8 halls in which exhibits are placed, causing great interest not only among sailors, but also among any person who is interested in the history of the country's Navy. The exposition contains samples of naval armament of the fleet of different years, models of ships, awards, banners, personal belongings of naval officers who made a special contribution to the development of the fleet. In the hall of fame, a memorial plate with a list of sailors forever listed as part of the fleet is installed.

One of the components of the Museum of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation is the Museum of surface ships, operating in Severomorsk.

The contribution of the sailors of the Northern Fleet to the Great Victory is invaluable. Archival materials allow to touch the history of the participation of parts of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation in the Great Patriotic War. This feat was accomplished by the sailors of the Northern Fleet, who by the beginning of the war had barely turned 8 years. Such a "young" age did not prevent the fleet from causing gigantic damage to the enemy. Only warships and technical ships during the war years were sunk at least 200 units. In addition, about 4 of hundreds of sea transports were launched to the bottom, over 1300 of enemy aircraft was destroyed. The Northern Fleet provided wiring for 76 to Allied convoys and more than 1,5 to thousands of internal convoys in the waters of the Arctic Ocean.

With the participation of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation in the Great Patriotic War, the name of Fyodor Alekseevich Vidyaev, a submariner, born in the Samara region, who died while performing a mission in 1943 at the age of 30 years, is inseparably linked. Fedor Alekseevich Vidyaev in July 1942, he was appointed commander of the submarine U-422. On its last trip, the submarine, on whose account there were many battles and several sunken and damaged enemy transports, set off 30 June 1943 of the year. Accurate data and time of death of a submarine is not. The main historical version is that the boat was sunk on July 5 by a German anti-submarine ship. However, there is a version that U-422 exploded on a mine, as a result of which it sank.
In honor of Fyodor Vidyaeva, one of the villages of the Murmansk region was named, which is directly related to the Northern Fleet. In the settlement-Closed Vidyaevo is located the naval base of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

The sailors of the Northern Fleet decided to immortalize the memory of the famous submariner at their own expense and installed a monument where flowers can always be seen.

Seafarers from North Sea honor traditions and today guard the maritime borders of the Russian Federation. The return to the fleet after the repair and modernization work of the heavy aircraft carrier “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov” can be considered a real gift to the sailors of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation for the holiday.

This is the only aircraft-carrying cruiser, not only in the Northern Fleet, but also in the Navy in general. On board, in addition to the MiG-29 (deck version) and Su-33 fighters, there is a helicopter group, which consists of Ka-27 and Ka-29 rotary-wing aircraft. In the near future, life support systems of the Russian aircraft carrier will be tested in the Barents Sea, and then, according to some sources, the ship may go as part of the rotation to the eastern part of the Mediterranean to cover the Russian Hmeimim airbase from the sea side.

"Military Review" on this day congratulates the professional seamen (military personnel) and veterans of the Northern Fleet on the holiday!
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  1. Volga Cossack
    Volga Cossack 1 June 2016 06: 46
    Seven feet under the keel Severomorets !!!! Good and Peaceful Service !!!!!
    1. Tatyana
      Tatyana 1 June 2016 09: 36
      Happy holiday to you, Severomorsky!
      All health, happiness and successful service!
      So that everything is fine with you both at sea and on land! love
      1. lelikas
        lelikas 1 June 2016 11: 05
        Happy Holiday! All SF sailors, their families, as well as all who work on maintenance and in factories!
        I'll come home from work - slightly note! drinks
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    4. siberalt
      siberalt 1 June 2016 15: 05
      Who can say why the North Sea residents remember the village. Fishing? "And the waves rage and splash, and beat on the sea shore .." (I recommend listening). Whoever is in the subject will understand. hi Glory to the North Sea Fleet and the heroes of the sailors!
  2. Dmitry Potapov
    Dmitry Potapov 1 June 2016 06: 47
    Happy holiday, the most powerful fleet of Russia!
  3. DIMA45R
    DIMA45R 1 June 2016 06: 47
    Happy Holiday !!!!!
    Is today Northern Fleet Day protecting children? laughing
    1. Renat
      Renat 1 June 2016 07: 06
      Yes, by the way, Children's Day, well, or from children. Our descendants ate wholly bald.
  4. Spartanez300
    Spartanez300 1 June 2016 06: 49
    Congratulations on the holiday of the sailors of the Northern Fleet, health to you and good luck !!!
  5. Spartanez300
    Spartanez300 1 June 2016 06: 57
    A special congratulation to veterans of the Northern Fleet and those veterans who forged a victory in the north during the Second World War, long life to you and health !!!
    1. DMB_95
      DMB_95 1 June 2016 10: 38
      Severomortsev - War Veterans sincerely wish you health and admire their courage! There, on stone hills, our marines were cut to death. And the Germans did not go to the bases of the Northern Fleet.
      1. Tatyana
        Tatyana 1 June 2016 11: 50
        I join in the special congratulation on the Day of the Northern Fleet of North Sea veterans - participants of the Second World War!
        Thanks for the victory! Glory to the heroic Northern Fleet! Hooray!
  6. USSR 1971
    USSR 1971 1 June 2016 06: 58
    Quote: Volga Cossack
    Seven feet under the keel Severomorets !!!! Good and Peaceful Service !!!!!

    I really apologize, put a plus, and accidentally a minus hit the tablet and is not corrected. Of course I fully support.
    1. Volga Cossack
      Volga Cossack 1 June 2016 10: 14
      not scary. The main thing is sincerely to our Children - We wish you good service!
  7. 70BSN
    70BSN 1 June 2016 07: 09
    Congratulations to all the brothers NORTHERS !!!
  8. Per se.
    Per se. 1 June 2016 07: 17
    Russia faces the North with its sea façade, our Federation Council has been called "The Fleet itself" since Soviet times, now it is even more relevant. The eternal problem of the Russian fleet is its fragmentation along the seas, which are not only strongly separated in space, but can also be blocked by the enemy (first of all, these are the Baltic and the Black Sea). The blockade schemes for our fleets and the zone of alleged domination of the US Navy and its allies have been known for a long time, nevertheless, right now confrontation for the Arctic is flaring up, and in it our fleet can and must win confident positions, which will be in addition to the tasks of the distant ocean zone. tasks of the Northern Fleet. I really hope that our Northern Fleet will be not only the most powerful fleet in Russia, but also one of the strongest on a global scale.
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    2. Talgat
      Talgat 1 June 2016 17: 54
      I join all congratulations!

      Our Kazakhstan is far from the north and the Northern Fleet - but it is important for all of us that Russia retains its positions - especially in the north, where the Arctic is melting and soon the "rulers of the world" may make claims to the seaborne sea route, the Arctic shelf and drive their fleet and atomarins to the Arctic shores - that's when we'll all think about Nazarbayev's invitation to move the capital of the EAU to Astana - away from the European aggressors

      It’s a pity, of course, that there is no USSR, but life does not end - everything will be fine - we can all manage together - I sincerely hope
  9. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 1 June 2016 07: 18
    Happy Holiday, Northern Fleet !!!
    All personnel, your wives, children and navy veterans. Peace to our home!
    Your service today is important to Russia as never before.
  10. Banishing liberoids
    Banishing liberoids 1 June 2016 07: 19
    I will join the editorial staff, and sincerely Congratulate the Severomortsev, both former and present, with the Holiday! drinks
  11. Tanya
    Tanya 1 June 2016 07: 32
    All veterans of all who serve in the Northern Fleet and their native Severomorsk - Happy Holidays !!!

    "... If the enemies decide to go to war,
    We will arrange a walk along the bottom!
    Northern Fleet, Northern Fleet,
    Northern Fleet - will not fail!" drinks
  12. Tanya
    Tanya 1 June 2016 07: 37
    Gadzhievo 2014
  13. avt
    avt 1 June 2016 08: 08
    Happy Holidays and seven feet under the keel of the largest fleet!
  14. Million
    Million 1 June 2016 08: 12
  15. volodya
    volodya 1 June 2016 08: 15
    Congratulations to all SeveroMorets with a holiday, Northern Fleet Day !!!
  16. Yak-3P
    Yak-3P 1 June 2016 08: 39
    The Northernmost Fleet in the world !!! drinks
  17. Alexez
    Alexez 1 June 2016 08: 59
    Northern Fleet - will not fail!
  18. aszzz888
    aszzz888 1 June 2016 09: 33
    Northern Fleet from the Pacific!
    Be always healthy, and confident in your abilities!
  19. ruskih
    ruskih 1 June 2016 10: 29
    Congratulations to all who are related to the Northern Fleet, HOLIDAY! Health and many years to veterans. Good luck and good luck service. Happiness and love to the beautiful half.
  20. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 1 June 2016 10: 42
    Brothers! Somehow it turned out unfairly.
    Congratulations to Severomortsev, and today also the 85 years of Military Transport Aviation !!!
    Even Poposhenko remembered about "Mriya", but somehow we missed it.
    Happy 85th birthday to you, "Work Horses", good luck in your difficult flight work, all the best!
    1. Tatyana
      Tatyana 1 June 2016 14: 55
      Yes, something is late on “VO” congratulatory article to the military personnel of the Military Technical Aviation of the Russian Armed Forces! So congratulate them, members of the forum, on their own (just in case) on this page!

      On June 1, 2016, Military Transport Aviation celebrates the 85th anniversary of its creation. The date is timed to coincide with the formation of the USSR’s first experimental airborne squadron consisting of a heavy bomber squadron of 12 TB-1 aircraft and a corps air squadron of ten R-5 reconnaissance aircraft, which ended on June 1, 1931.
      Before the start of World War II, the Military Transport Aviation, in addition to the deployment and landing, other tasks were identified:
      • troop deployment over long distances;
      • transportation of combat cargo for troops operating behind enemy lines;
      • evacuation of the population and the wounded
      During World War II, Military Transport Aviation performed all these tasks with honor, courage, and thoroughness.
      We, forum users, congratulate the staff of the BTA Russian Aerospace Forces on the anniversary and wish a peaceful sky over your head!
  21. kepmor
    kepmor 1 June 2016 10: 45
    All NORTHERS with the Day of the Red Banner Northern Fleet!
    Alive health and well-being!
    Who is not with us - ETERNAL MEMORY!
  22. Taygerus
    Taygerus 1 June 2016 11: 14
    There is a fleet in the north of Russia,
    It’s not the first year that he has carried the painful service
    Salty open spaces in the eyes of the sailors,
    And waves are splashing on board and the fleet has long been ready.
    Defense and attack, without fear and worries,
    Russia will repel any thoughts of the enemy,
    Forward, our fleet seeks to help the sailors,
    I wish health to service men
  23. Prophetic Oleg
    Prophetic Oleg 1 June 2016 11: 42
    I wonder how I.V. Stalin was far-sighted.
  24. EvgNik
    EvgNik 1 June 2016 12: 26
    Happy holiday Severomortsy!
    Happy Holiday Military Transport Aviation!
  25. Ulysses
    Ulysses 1 June 2016 13: 57
    Congratulations to all the Severomorets. fellow
  26. navy33
    navy33 1 June 2016 14: 39
    Happy Holiday Red Banner Northern Fleet! Congratulations to all the servants and employees! Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!
  27. Patriot 771
    Patriot 771 1 June 2016 14: 55
    Happy holiday comrades fellow soldiers, colleagues! Happy holiday comrades in the BTA air workshop !!! PEACE is the highest good of man, BUT PEACE AND WELCOME TO BE WITH FISTS !!! HOORAY!!!
  28. Nikolay71
    Nikolay71 1 June 2016 15: 20
    It was after Stalin’s visit to the northern latitudes that it was decided that the base of the future flotilla, and later the fleet, would be located in the Polar.
    Apparently, the role of Stalin in the founding of the Northern Fleet was also taken into account as "a manifestation of the personality cult" ...
    As our liberal "friends" say, the "damned tyrant" has reached there too.
    All the North Sea with a holiday!
  29. Essex62
    Essex62 1 June 2016 15: 40
    Mighty Northern Fleet cheers! Glorious veterans of the North Sea cheers! Comrade Stalin, the founder of the most powerful fleet of the great Empire, cheers! And let the corn-bearer shut up, Tagged laborer and the whole liberal shushera.
  30. izya top
    izya top 1 June 2016 16: 10
    Happy holiday, Severomorsk drinks
    1. RoTTor
      RoTTor 1 June 2016 16: 50
      Mat ROSS!
  31. RoTTor
    RoTTor 1 June 2016 16: 49
  32. Shpagolom
    Shpagolom 1 June 2016 17: 11
    .... 2.5 years of service in the SF, but a memory for life .... thanks to the service, thanks to the fleet!
  33. misterwulf
    misterwulf 1 June 2016 18: 19
    Guys! Black Sea Fleet - chi fleet, chi, not fleet, BF - former fleet, Pacific Fleet - also fleet, SF - THE MOST FLEET! Happy holiday! And we drink for you in Sevastopol!
  34. wanderer_
    wanderer_ 1 June 2016 18: 20
    From the Black Sea Fleet, to the Northern Fleet, on the occasion of the little brother !!! drinks
  35. Maxfulminant
    Maxfulminant 1 June 2016 18: 30
    Happy holiday, dear sailors !!!
  36. Andrey VOV
    Andrey VOV 1 June 2016 18: 53
    NORTHERN FLEET_ ONLY FORWARD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  37. Kudrevkn
    Kudrevkn 1 June 2016 19: 28
    Happy Holiday, NORTH! Seven feet under the keel!
  38. Impulsiver
    Impulsiver 1 June 2016 20: 06
    Happy Holidays to you, Dear Severomorets, I wish you good health and success in everything! We are all proud of you and friends, admire your courage!
  39. Dr. Sorge
    Dr. Sorge 1 June 2016 20: 09
    Happy holiday, dear!
  40. okroshka79
    okroshka79 1 June 2016 21: 05
    Navy sailors, everyone who knows the ferocity of the stormy waves of the northern seas, the terrible chords of autumn and winter hurricanes, endless winter and June snowfalls, the delight of the flashes of aurora on a long polar night and the joy of its end, who forever loved the beauty of the nature of the Far North and I heartily left fidelity to my friends-northerners. I congratulate you on Northern Fleet Day! I wish you seven feet under the keel and a fair wind in the service of the Motherland and on thorny roads of life.
  41. Aviator
    Aviator 1 June 2016 23: 13
    Happy Holiday, Severomorets! Glory to the CSF!
  42. THE_SEAL
    THE_SEAL 2 June 2016 15: 50
    We marching first graders in the school gym and sang:
    "The Northern Fleet won't let you down ..."
    Happy holiday, Severomortsy !!!