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Gorod Severomorsk - Krasnoznamennyy Severnyy flot

Murmanskaya oblast


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City of Severomorsk-

Red Banner Northern Fleet.


By the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the Northern Fleet had 15 submarines, eight destroyers, seven patrol and other classes of ships, its aviation consisted of 116 combat aircraft. During the war, he tripled his weapons.

The forces of the Northern Fleet destroyed over 200 warships and auxiliary vessels, more than 400 transports with a total tonnage of over 1 million tons, and about 1,300 enemy aircraft. Escort was provided for 76 allied convoys with 1463 transports and 1152 escort ships. 1548 convoys were carried out along the internal communications of the Arctic Ocean. Formations and units of the fleet operating on the land front exterminated tens of thousands of fascist soldiers and officers.

In the battles, the Northern Fleet lost 3 destroyers - "Swift", "Crushing", "Active", 23 submarines, 16 patrol ships, 13 minesweepers, 12 torpedo boats, 3 boats of the "big sea hunter" type, 7 boats "small sea hunter" ”, 9 patrol boats. Losses in personnel - 10,905 people.

The exploits of the Severomorians in the Great Patriotic War entered the heroic history of the armed forces as bright pages. On May 7, 1965, in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the Northern Fleet was awarded the Order of the Red Banner.