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"Pallas" returned to their native shores

August 6 2008
01:06

Sailboat "Pallas" headed for Vladivostok. According to the press service of the Far Eastern Technical Fisheries University (Dalrybvtuz), which owns the ship, August 4, sailboat left the port of Pusan - the last foreign port of circumnavigation 2007-2008.

Morning of August 11 sailboat complete circumnavigation, otshvartuetsya to berth number 33 in the center of Vladivostok, where the celebrations will be held at his meeting.

World tour of 2007-2008 was devoted to 190 anniversary of the circumnavigation of the Russian ships under the command of Thaddeus Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev and the 50 th anniversary of the beginning of Soviet research in the Pacific and Antarctica.

Route circumnavigation was made to places of discovery and expeditions of Russian sailors XX and XIX centuries, in order to give participants Around the World could give respect to the memory of his countrymen - travelers, explorers, researchers. For 280 days, "Pallas" was 34,400 nautical miles and visited 19 countries.

The crew of "Pallas" and students will solemnly celebrate Dalrybvtuza representatives, honored guests, faculty, students and university students, relatives and friends of the sailors of the Far East.

In circumnavigation attended more than 360 people (including 24 cabin boy), students of nautical education, not only the Far East, but from other regions of Russia, the Pravda.Ru .

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