Artyukhov (Artyukov) Fedor Gerasimovich
Russian naval officer, vice-admiral.
In 1798 he graduated from the Marine Corps in St. Petersburg,
from where he was released in the rank of midshipman.
He served mainly in the Baltic Fleet, sailing to the shores of
England and Holland, in the Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea.
As part of the squadron of Vice-Admiral Senyavin participated in
the battles with the Turkish fleet at the Dardanelles and at Mount
Athos, already in 1811 with the rank of lieutenant, Artyukhov was
for 18 naval campaignsthe
Since 1817, Artyukhov began to command the courts, making the
transitions from Kronstadt to Arkhangelsk and back.
In the years 1826-1830, he served as assistant captain over the
port of Arkhangelsk, then headed the local naval hospital.
Returning to the ship service, Artyukhov commanded ships on the
In 1836 he was promoted to rear admirals and transferred to the
Black Sea Fleet, where he held his flag as a squadron commander.
In 1838, commanding the Sukhumi squadron, participated in the
capture of Sochi and Tuapse.
In 1845, Artyukhov was appointed first a member of the general
presence of the Black Sea quartermaster, and then, from 1849, from
the time he was appointed vice-admiral, he was chairman of the dry
docks committee in Sevastopol.
In this last position was until the day of his death.
He died in Sevastopol.
An island in the Kara Gates.
Cape in the Kara Gates.
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