Korchazhinsky Ivan Ivanovich
(1907 – after 1956)
Born in the village of Ustvym, Yarensky district, Vologda
province, in the family of a forest conductor. After
graduating from three classes of schools in the village of Sheleksa,
Onega District, Korchazhinsky entered the Arkhangelsk Trade and
Naval School, which was transformed into a college of water
transport, and then closed.
Since 1925, Korchazhinsky continued his studies at the newly
opened technical school of waterways in Arkhangelsk and graduated
from it in 1929, receiving a diploma of navigator navigator.
From the age of 13, Korchazhinsky began working on water
graduation, he was a cook, a pupil of the deck crew, while studying
as a navigator student, a sailor, after receiving a diploma as
navigator on ships and icebreakers of the Northern Merchant Marine. In
1932, Korchazhinsky was transferred to the reserve, was appointed
the responsible officer for emergency incidents. Wanting
to go to sea, he quit the Arkhangelsk commercial port and joined the
hydrographic department as a manufacturer of hydrographic works at
the Arkhangelsk hydrographic department of the Northern Sea Route,
and then headed the pilot’s distance from the Arkhangelsk hydro
annually went out to the shores of Novaya Zemlya, having proved
himself to be one of the best specialists in means of navigation
During the war, Korchazhinsky performed the tasks of the military
command, for which in 1945 he was awarded the Order
of the Red Star. Among
his other government awards are the medals "For
the Defense of the Soviet Arctic", "For
the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.",
After 1948, Korchazhinsky could no longer go to sea for health
has progressed tuberculosis and deafness.In
recent years, he worked as a master of precision mechanics at the
Arkhangelsk hydro base.
He quit in 1956.
the island of Champ of Franz-Josef Land. The
name was approved by the Arkhangelsk Regional Executive Committee in
1963 (Decision No. 651).