Lilje Vladimir Aleksandrovich
Active service began in 1873, enrolling in the Marine Corps. After
graduating in 1877, he served in the Baltic Fleet until 1880 and
then was transferred to the Far East. Here
Lilje served on the subsequently famous gunboat
"Koreyets", as well
as the senior officer on the gunboat
"Brave", commanded the
Lilye entered the history of Arctic research as the commander of
"Samoyed" transport, from which the hydrographic batch of A.F. Bukhteev in
the years 1895-1896 led
measurements off the coast of Novaya Zemlya.
Practical swimming Lilier combined with study. In
1892 he took a course in the Mine class, and in 1898 he graduated
from the Nikolaev Maritime Academy.
In the following years Lilje commanded the coastal defense
"Admiral Chichagov", headed
the training and mine detachment of the Baltic Fleet, and the Main
Inspection of the Mines. In
the war of 1904-1905. in
the rank of Captain 1st Rank, he commanded the armored cruiser
"Russia" as part of the Vladivostok squad of cruisers.
Since 1910 Lilje, in the rank of Vice-Admiral, was
the Chairman of the Marine Technical Committee and was a member of a
special committee on the organization of coastal defense. He
retired at the end of 1911.
Lilje received numerous awards, including the Order of St.
Stanislav 1 and 2 degrees,
St. Anne 2 and 3 degrees,
St. Vladimir 3 degrees
with swords and 4 degrees
for 25 years of service in the officer ranks and
others, as well as medals in memory of the Reign
Emperor Alexander III, in
memory of the Holy Coronation of Their Imperial Majesties.
During the civil war, he served as chief mineral worker of the
the west coast of the New Earth. Called
by the "Samoyed" expeditionary transport crew.