Submariner Day: Russia Celebrates on March 19

by OldSailor on March 19, 2009


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

Posts in MarineBuzz on this day a year before:

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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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