Russian ship Kruzenshtern arrives in Reykjavik today

russian sail ship ww2The famous Russian ship, Kruzenshtern, comes to Reykjavik today until the 9th of August. It will dock at the main Reykjavik harbor and is Kruzenshtern
coming to Iceland to honor the 65 year anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The Kruzenshtern was built in Bremerhaven-Wesermünde in Germany in the year 1926. It is a four masted barque tall ship. It was originally named after the Italian city of Padua, but then to Kruzenshtern when it was given to the Soviet Union as war reparations from Germany. Since 1991, the ship has been based in Kaliningrad, the Russian enclave in the Baltic.

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