Dyakonov Vladimir Vladimirovich
naval officer, hydrograph, arctic explorer.
He graduated from the Naval Cadet Corps in 1893. Nes
served on ships of the navy watch supervisor or navigator officer.
During the years 1898–1900 Dyakonov
participated in the hydrographic expedition of the Arctic Ocean
under the command of A.I. Vilkitsky. In
this expedition, in addition to hydrographic work, he served as
navigator officer and inspector of the ship “Pakhtusov”.
In 1904, Lieutenant Dyakonov went to the Far East on the cruiser
cruiser was tragically killed in battle with the Japanese after the
Tsushima battle. Eyewitnesses
said that Dyakonov, along with another officer, was dragging a log
in order to arrange a raft for himself, but the enemy core tore off
his leg. Exhausted
from pain, he lay down in some box, which was caught by the Japanese
after the death of the cruiser. Deacon
was bleeding and, despite good care, died in a hospital of sepsis.
(photo by V. Shadrin)
He was buried at the Russian
cemetery on Mount
Inasi in Nagasaki.
Fragments of the tombstone V.V. Dyakonov
(photo N.A. Kuznetsov)
A contemporary wrote about Dyakonov: “The moral significance of
such people as Vladimir Vladimirovich was great, and more than one
person who returned to a remote village after serving with service
remembers his former boss with a kind word, not even suspecting that
his boss before the King and the Motherland, already lies in the
ground in alien Japan".
the southwest coast of the island Vaigach. In
1556, English captain Stefan Borro found over 300 rough work idols
here and called the Cape of Idols. Renamed
in 1902 by a hydrographic expedition under the command of A.I. Varnek.