The traveling exhibition "The world's first nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin"
Nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin" - the world's first nuclear-powered surface vessel power plant. Nuclear-powered ship was built at the Admiralty Shipyard in Leningrad in 1956, launched in 1957, the rise of the national flag and ceremonial commissioning took place on December 3, 1959. Over the next 30 years worked as an icebreaker in the Northern Sea Route, during which time the ship spent 3741 and he held 654,400 nautical miles, of which 560 600 nautical miles - in ice.
Today, nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin" - the most visited tourist attraction in Murmansk, "calling card" of the Murmansk region. On board there are guided tours, lectures and a large number of cultural and educational activities.
For decades, Soviet schoolchildren learned to read by ABC book with a story about the world's first nuclear-powered ships. In 2014, nuclear powered icebreakers our country will celebrate 55 years, and this year at the Baltic Shipyard starts construction of modern universal icebreaker.
Currently on display in the Leningrad region
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