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Frigate Shtandart - Livey pirate

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The frigate Shtandart was the first ship of Russia's Baltic fleet. Her keel was laid on April 24, 1703 at the Olonetsky shipyard near Olonets by the decree of Tsar Peter I and orders issued by commander Aleksandr Menshikov. She was the first flagship of the Imperial Russian Navy and was in service until 1727.
In 1994 a small group of sailing enthusiasts led by Vladimir Martus started construction of an exact replica of the ship. The "Shtandart Project" launched an exact replica of the frigate on September 4, 1999.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shtandart_(frigate)

  • Shawn T. Moore over 1 year ago
    Nice punk rock Pirate swabbing the deck. Great shot!
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    A: Frigate Shtandart - View from the mast

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    The frigate Shtandart was the first ship of Russia's Baltic fleet. Her keel was laid on April 24, 170...

    Frigate Shtandart - View from the mast

    B: Frigate Shtandart - Flag raising

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    The frigate Shtandart was the first ship of Russia's Baltic fleet. Her keel was laid on April 24, 170...

    Frigate Shtandart - Flag raising

    C: Frigate Shtandart - View from the sea

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    The frigate Shtandart was the first ship of Russia's Baltic fleet. Her keel was laid on April 24, 170...

    Frigate Shtandart - View from the sea

    D: Frigate Shtandart

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    The frigate Shtandart was the first ship of Russia's Baltic fleet. Her keel was laid on April 24, 170...

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    F: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

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    Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

    G: Frigate Shtandart

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    I: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

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    Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

    J: Tallinn Maritime Days - Steamship Admiral

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    Tallinn Maritime Days - Steamship Admiral

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