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Nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin"

  • Molochnyj, Russia
  • Harbour Passage, Murmansk, Murmansk Oblast 183038, Russian Federation 
    Nuclear-powered icebreaker Lenin, built to serve the Northern Sea Route, the world's first icebreaker equipped with nuclear power plant. Construction of the vessel began in Leningrad Shipbuilding Plant named after A. Marti in 1956 and exactly a year later, was launched at the Admiralty Shipyard plant.

    Going to sea trials demonstrated excellent icebreaker performance, thanks to the huge capacity of the power plant. Technical equipment of the vessel was carried out at such a high level, which ensures its full autonomy. Thanks to the outstanding performance of the icebreaker, even during the first flight was possible to significantly increase the duration of the navigation.

    Winter 1959 atomic icebreaker was put to the Ministry of the Navy, and the first few years of operation it was more than eighty thousand nautical miles, moving ice more than 400 vessels. Murmanskae Shipping Company received icebreaker "Lenin" in your order in 1960, and until the end of the operation, he was always "on the post." Since 1989 Icebreaker forever moored at one of the piers in Murmansk and on board a museum.
    • attractions
      • Galleries and Museums

Sights nearby

Murmansk Commercial Seaport
Monument anti-Hitler coalition
Murmansk railway station
Murmansk Regional Art Museum
Monument to victims of foreign intervention of 1918-1920.
Museum of the History of the Murmansk Shipping Company
Cafe "Youth"
Murmansk Regional Museum
Five Corners area
Memorial sailors who died in peacetime
Viewpoint Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)
Monument Kirov
Monument to submariners in Murmansk
Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture. Kirov
The building of the Murmansk Regional Duma
Memorial "Defenders of the Soviet Arctic" Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)
Marine Orthodox church of the Savior on the waters
Monument to Cyril and Methodius in Murmansk
Murmansk Regional Puppet Theater
Lake Semyonovskoye Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)
Lenin Avenue
The sculpture "The Cat Simon" in Murmansk Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)
Monument Valentin Pikul in Murmansk
Murmansk Oceanarium Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)
Monument waiting Retinskoe (admin. territoriya g. Polyarnyj)

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