Lovtsov Igor Sergeevich
Born in Petrograd, in the family of a naval officer, a graduate
of the Naval Cadet Corps, a participant in the Ice Campaign of the
Baltic Fleet in 1918.
Lovtsov graduated from
secondary school number 9 in Leningrad,
received a degree in engineering hydrograph at the Hydrographic
the war, he served as a photogrammetrist in the Baltic Fleet, was
awarded the Order
of the Red Star, medals "For
Military Merit", "For
the Defense of Leningrad", "For
Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.".
After demobilization, Lovtsov joined the
Main Directorate of the Northern Sea Route, as a senior
hydrograph of the Nordwick Pilot's Expedition, and then headed the
pilots' detachment of the Kara Sea.
Lovtsov' life was very short. Autumn
during the transition from
on Dikson motor boat with Lovtsov and workers Mikheev and Vasenkov
disappeared. Only the following year, it was found with the remains
of people hundreds of miles on
in archipelago Nordenskiöld.
Lovtsov and his comrades were buried on the southwestern shore of
the Tyrtov Island.
of the island Tyrtov. At
the suggestion of V.A. Troitsky
named in 1966 by Dixon hydrographs.
the island of Wilczek Land archipelago Franz-Josef Land. The
name was given by polar hydrographs and approved by the Arkhangelsk
Regional Executive Committee in 1963 (Decision No. 651).