Submariner Day: Russia Celebrates on March 19

by OldSailor on March 19, 2009

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Russia celebrates Submariner Day on March 19.  In 1906, Emperor Nicholas II decreed the creation of the Russian Navy’s submarine fleet.

Some interesting information on Submarines:submariner_day

View an interesting video clip: What Life Could Be inside a Nuclear Submarine

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Update: March 20

The Russian Navy has a fleet of about 60 nuclear-powered and diesel-electric submarines. These 60 vessels include 10 nuclear-powered strategic submarines, over 30 nuclear-powered attack submarines, diesel-electric submarines and special-purpose subs. Read more from RIA Novosti.

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