Moiseev Stepan Andreevich 

Navigator, round-the-world navigator, explorer of the Baltic Sea and the Arctic. 
Born in St. Petersburg Province in the family of an officer. From 1823 to 1827  Moiseev studied at the navigational school, then he was transferred to the cadets of the 1st navigator's half-crew. At the age of 16-17 years old, he participated in combat operations against Turkey in the Marmara and Aegean Seas, then in 1830 with the squadron M.P. Lazarev went around Europe and returned to Kronstadt. 
In 1831–1833 Moiseev served on the Baltic Sea, was engaged in the inventory and measurement of Finnish skerries as part of the expedition M.F.Reineke. 
In 1834–1836 he was the conductor of the Naval Navigator Corps under the command of Lieutenant Commander I.I. Shants made a round-the-world voyage on military transport "America". 
The first Arctic exploration of Moiseev is associated with the Novaya Zemlya. Under the leadership of A.K. Tsivolka in 1838–1839 he was shooting the northern island of the archipelago, commanding the schooner "Svalbard". 
After Tsivolki's death Moiseev led the expedition. In the spring of 1839  he tried to penetrate to the Kara coast through the Krestovaya lip, which he considered to be a strait. However, it immediately became clear that people exhausted by wintering had no strength to move. In addition  many sailors had snow disease. I had to return, but a few days later, when the eye inflammation passed, Moiseev made a new, this time successful attempt to walk to the Krestovaya Bay. Having established that it was a lip, not a strait, Moiseev with four satellites began to move to the Kara coast, but soon realized that his weaker satellites could not do this. For several days we were engaged in shooting the Cross Bay, and on April 19 we returned to the winter hut. The situation here was bleak: one person died, other patients recovered slowly, only three people remained healthy. However, in spite of all the troubles and illnesses, Moiseev and his assistants did not stop weather observations for a single day, and from the middle of May they also began magnetic measurements. 
At the beginning of July Moiseev went north on a karbas, but at the very beginning of his journey, the small boat was driven by a strong wind ashore. Killed part of the provisions, and had to fit out again. Moiseev sent the schooner "Novaya Zemlya" with an inventory to the south, and he again went to the north on the boat and described the western coast to the lip Mashigina. 
At the very beginning of August, the travelers left the cabin, and on the schooner "Svalbard" headed south. “They left in the hut, according to the common custom of the Pomeranians, an image, several crackers, flour, broth, salted cod, oregano, sulfur, and two fireboxes of wood in case there is some distressed wanderer here. Forgiven and with the grave of our comrades ...". Having reached the Maly Karmakuly camp, for two weeks they kept an inventory of Moller Bay. September 8 arrived in Arkhangelsk.Of the 30 members of the expedition returned 21 people. 
In subsequent years Moiseev served in the Baltic, headed the winter survey work on the Neva and its sleeves. 
The next meeting of Moiseev with the Arctic took place forty years later, when he, already with the rank of colonel, led an expedition to explore the Ob and Ob Bay. By this time, the long-time seafarer was surveyed in various parts of the Baltic Sea. 
In 1884  Moiseev was promoted to major general and dismissed by age. 
He died in St. Petersburg and was buried in the Smolensk Orthodox cemetery. The grave could not be found. 
Island north of the island of Taimyr in the Kara Sea. Named in 1901 by Russiah Polar expedition. 
Cape on the southeastern coast of the Bolshaya Karmakulskaya bay of the southern island of Novaya Zemlya. In the 1880s  it was named the Cape of Ensign Moiseyev. The modern name appeared in the 1930s. 
Cape on the western coast of the Rogachev Peninsula on the southern island of Novaya Zemlya. Named by member of the expedition A.K. Tsivolka conductor A. Kerner in 1839. 
Mountains on the southwestern shore of the Matochkin Shar Strait. In 1925 Called the commission of the Northern Hydrographic Expedition led by N.I. 


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