Aurora Ship 1917

  • Webcam Russian cruiser Aurora, Saint Petersburg - Online ...

    Russian Cruiser Aurora. The cruiser “Aurora”, which is clearly visible on our live stream webcam, became world famous after firing a single volley that signaled a start of the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia.The ship was an active participant in the defense of Leningrad (present St. Petersburg) during the Great Patriotic War (World War II).. At the end of the war in …

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  • History of the cruiser Aurora

    In 1917 the Aurora's crew took an active part in the February and October revolutionary activities and the Civil War repulsing international intervention. In 1922-1923 the cruiser Aurora became one of the first warships on the Baltic sea to be put into service as a specialized ship for training.

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  • SY Aurora - Wikipedia

    Jun 20, 2017· On 20 June 1917 Captain Reeves sailed SY Aurora from Newcastle loaded with coal for Iquique, Chile. It was never seen again. This lifebuoy is all that was recovered from the vessel’s last days in Australian waters. Captain Reeves, his 20 men and his ship were lost.

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  • AURORA CARGO SHIP 1876-1917 - WRECK WRAK EPAVE …

    AURORA Schooner-rigged steamer; 580 tons; 50.3x9.3x18.8 m.; Built in 1876. Originally a Dundee whaler. Previously involved in Ernest Shackleton's Antartic explorations. On June 20th, 1917, the wooden cargo ship AURORA (R. J. Reeves), built in 1876, left Sydney, N.S.W for Iquique with a cargo of coal, and went missing. She was not heard of ever ...

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  • The Crew of the Aurora Rescued - January 10th, 1917

    Jan 09, 2016· On this day, January 10th 1917, over four months after Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley had rescued the last of the Endurance crew from Elephant Island, Shackleton arrived at Cape Royds, Antarctica, to save the stranded men of the Aurora.

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  • The end of the line for the Aurora? | openDemocracy

    Jun 22, 2012· The ship's radio station broadcast Lenin's call 'To the citizens of Russia!', his manifesto that signalled the start of the socialist revolution (the Aurora…

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  • Ahoy - Mac's Web Log - Cruiser Aurora signals start of ...

    The Russian Cruiser Aurora secured in the Neva River at St Petersburg. It was from this ship by firing a shot into the Winter Palace. that the start of the October 1917 revolution was signalled. During the Russo-Japanese War this ship was included in the Pacific Ocean …

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  • Cruiser Aurora (St. Petersburg) - 2021 All You Need to ...

    The Cruiser Aurora is famed for firing a blank shot at the Winter Palace 100 years ago on the 25th. October 1917. The shot gave signal to the rebellious workers, …

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  • Ernest Shackleton The Ross Sea Party (1915-17)

    Rescue came to the Ross Sea on 10 January 1917. Dick Richards was outside looking for seals when he saw a ship’s smoke. He walked calmly back into the hut and casually said: “There’s a ship out there.” When they saw that the ship was Aurora, the men shouted for joy.

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  • Civilian Ships--Aurora (American Freighter, 1918)

    Aurora, a 2585 gross ton freighter built in 1918, was one of a series of eight small 300-foot freighters ordered from the Pusey & Jones Co. of Wilmington, Delaware, by the British and requisitioned by the U. S. Shipping Board in August 1917. All originally had British "War" names, Aurora 's being War Compass, and none saw U. S. Navy service.

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  • Why Russia chose the 'Aurora' cruiser as the main symbol ...

    Nov 07, 2018· As Russia’s most legendary warship, Aurora is primarily associated with the 1917 Revolution. It’s believed, though not beyond a doubt, that …

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  • Cruiser Aurora after restoration

    Cruiser Aurora, a ship museum, the symbol of the 1917 Bolshevik (Russian, Communist, Great October) Revolution is back to its mooring and will be opened to public on July, 31. Built in 1900, the legendary ship took part in Russian-Japanese War in 1904/1905, World War I and then as an artillery base for anti-aircraft defense in World War II near ...

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  • Russian Revolution, October,1917

    (11) Bolshevik Commissar of the cruiser The Aurora (1917) On November 6th the Military Revolutionary Committee appointed me commissar of the cruiser "Aurora". ... At 3.30 a.m. the ship cast anchor near the Nikolaevski Bridge. We worked all day, November 7th, to bring the ship into fighting order....

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  • The Cruiser Aurora and the Russian Revolution | History Today

    The Aurora is still an active, commissioned ship of the Soviet navy, though permanently anchored in the Neva River in Leningrad as a memorial to the Revolution.

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  • USN Ships--USS Aurora (SP-345), 1917-1919.

    Aurora. (SP-345), 1917-1919. USS Aurora, a 234 gross ton harbor tug, was built at Camden, New Jersey, in 1906 for civilian employment. Chartered by the Navy in August 1917, she was placed in commission in September of that year and initially used as a minesweeper in the New York Harbor area. In December 1918 Aurora was transferred to the Naval ...

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  • The Cruiser Aurora and the Russian Revolution | History Today

    By the thunder of its guns directed on the Winter Palace the Cruiser Aurora heralded 'the beginning of a new era, the era of the Great Socialist Revolution.’ This passage from the official history of the Soviet Communist Party, published in 1939, illustrates the esteem held in the Soviet Union for the ship that helped bring the Bolsheviks to power in 1917, and it presents the problem of ...

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  • Aurora, The | Article about Aurora, The by The Free Dictionary

    The Aurora was in Petrograd during the February Revolution; on Feb. 28 (Mar. 13), 1917, the crew rebelled and seized control of the ship. During the October armed uprising, on the night of Oct. 24 (Nov. 6), 1917, the Aurora moved up to the Nikolaevskii (now, the Lieutenant Shmidt) Bridge on orders of the Petrograd Military Revolutionary Committee.

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  • Cruiser Aurora fires at Winter Palace 100 years ago ...

    Nov 07, 2017· Aurora Cruiser. 1917. USSR Central National Film and Photo Doument Archieve © Sputnik The mighty Aurora battleship has fired a deafening warning shot, marking the climax of the October Revolution and the Bolshevik storm of the Winter Palace where members of Russia’s provisional government are holed up.

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  • Bolshevik Revolution warship Aurora returns to St ...

    Jul 16, 2016· The ship, now a museum, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in St. Petersburg. A blank shot fired from one of the Aurora’s cannons on Nov. 7, 1917, signaled the start of the storming ...

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  • SY Aurora, Douglas Mawson - Ships of the Antarctic explorers

    Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917, Sir Ernest Shackleton. The Aurora did not stay away from Antarctica for long, after a refit in Sydney she was used by Sir Ernest Shackleton in 1914-1916 for transporting and supplying the "Ross Sea Party" for his Trans-Antarctic Expedition.. This party were to lay depots of food and supplies for Shackleton and his team who were to attempt to cross the ...

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  • Battleship Aurora in the Docks - English Russia

    Oct 09, 2014· Battleship Aurora in the Docks. Aurora, or how it’s written in Russia “AVRORA”, is a very important vintage battleship – first it’s still more or less intact and thus can be climbed and explored, and second it is greatly connected with an event called “October revolution” – it’s when Lenin took power. Legend says the coup ...

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  • Cruiser Aurora / Pallada class protected cruiser

    The world-famous Aurora cruiser, a symbol of the 1917 October Revolution reopened on August 3, 2016 after nearly two years of repairs. The renovation …

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  • Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - Cruiser Aurora

    Aurora saw her first action at the battle of Tsushima during the Russian-Japanese War in May 1905. During World War I, she took an active part in naval actions in the Baltic Sea. In 1917, she played a central role in the Bolshevik Revolution and …

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  • The Mysterious Ship Disappearances - Maritime Connector

    The Aurora disappeared in 1918, when she sailed from Newcastle, New South Wales for Iquique, Chile carrying a cargo of coal. The ship went missing on 2 January 1918, she is believed to be a casualty of World War I. USS Conestoga,1920. The second USS Conestoga (AT-54) was originally a civilian ocean-going tug. In the World War I it was commissioned by the U.S. Navy on 10 November 1917.

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  • Cruiser «Aurora», Saint-Petersburg

    The naval cruiser “Aurora”, which played a key role in the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, is now a fascinating museum. The ship, which was built between 1897 and 1900, was named “Aurora” by Emperor Nicholas II, in honour of the ancient Roman goddess of the dawn.

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  • The Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917 - South-Pole

    The AURORA had an uneventful voyage southwards. On Christmas Day she was anchored off Macquarie Island. Sir Douglas Mawson's wireless station could be seen as well as the hut constructed by Mawson during the Australian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14. A meteorological staff still occupied the hut and later that day the meteorologist, Mr. Tulloch, came aboard the ship and had dinner with ...

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  • Holland America Line - TheShipsList: Passengers, Ships ...

    ex- Ohio, 1909 purchased with Neptune S.N.Co renamed Zaandijk, 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Scilly Isles. 4,189: Zaandijk (2) 1897: ex- Silesia Hamburg America Line, 1917 transfered to HAL as war reparations renamed Zaandijk, 1926 sold to Argentina renamed Harpon. 4,861: Zuiderdam: 1940

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  • Aurora | Ergo

    Aurora. Built in Scotland in 1876, the steam yacht Aurora was Australia's first Antarctic exploration vessel. It was the ship captained by John King Davis in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) in 1911. As the leader of the AAE, Douglas Mawson had the task of raising funds and finding a ship for the expedition.

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  • The Cruiser Aurora Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

    Cruiser Aurora Travel back in time by stepping on board the memorial ship Aurora, which played an important role in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The cruiser Aurora was built between 1897 and 1900 by the "New Admiralty" in St. Petersburg and joined Russia's Baltic fleet in 1903.

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  • Aurora | Wargaming Wiki | Fandom

    The third and final ship in her class, Aurora was a vessel caught up in historical turmoil. Best known for firing a blank shot from her forecastle gun in 1917, signaling the start of the assault on the Winter Palace during the Russian October revolution. In game, she will serve you with 14 (!) 152mm naval guns, allowing you to engage your adversaries up to a range of 11.2km, which is …

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