The ship of the line Poltava has docked at the English Embankment in anticipation of the Navy Day.
A full-sized replica on the legendary Petrovsky ship “Poltava” docked at the English Embankment (Russian: Angliyskaya Naberezhnaya) on the night of July 15. The ship will be waiting for the Main Naval Parade there, which will take place on Navy Day, symbolizing the connection of times and the glorious history of the Russian navy, begun by Peter the Great.
It docked near the rocket ship Serpukhov.
The ship Poltava is a replica of the sailing ship of the line, which at one time was designed according to the drawings of Peter I. The reconstruction of the sailing ship began in 2013. Five years later, the ship was launched.
The ship Poltava is the first ship of the line of the Baltic Fleet. The ship was named in honor of the victory of the Russian troops in the Battle of Poltava. Poltava was built at the Admiralty shipyards, and launched in June 1712. Peter I personally took part in the design and construction of the ship.
The reconstruction of the sailing ship began in 2013. The ship was launched five years later.