Ostroumov Aleksey Alekseevich
Born in the village of Tsibino, Korchevsky district, Tver
province into a peasant family. Upon
completion of 6 classes in 1925, he studied at the shoemaker, worked
as a shoemaker and cutter in the industrial cooperative system.
In 1934 Ostroumov graduated from the Frunze Higher Naval School
and was sent to Ubekobalt in Kronstadt as a junior
foreman-hydrograph, but a year later he was demobilized and went to
work at the State Main Investigation Department. From
that moment his active work began in the Arctic, which lasted until
1935 he worked as a junior hydrograph and navigator on a
hydrographic vessel in the Kara Sea, in 1936–1937. senior
hydrograph and navigator on the hydrographic vessel "Temp", in
a senior hydrograph in the drift of the icebreaker steamer "Sadko", in
1939 as a senior hydrograph on the icebreaking steamer "Malygin",
performing a through-flight in one navigation from Arkhangelsk to
Vladivostok, in 1940–1941. Senior
Hydrograph and Navigator at the Nord Hydrographic Vessel. An
important aspect of Ostroumov’s activity was teaching at
hydrographic courses organized by the Department.Among
his listeners were A.I. Gaudis, A.P. Macedonskiy, I.I. Korchazhinsky, I.D. Sharonov, M.E. Shadrin and
During the last wintering period, Ostroumov fell ill with severe
tuberculosis and was forced to move to a permanent job at the
production office of the Department, while repeatedly traveling to
the Arctic with inspections.
Ostroumov's pen owns several navigational aids, published by the
Hydrography of the
Glavsevmorput, and individual articles on hydrography. For
many years he led the inventive-rationalization activities.
The merits of Ostroumov were marked by the medals "For
Valiant Labor during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" and "For
He died in Leningrad.
the Yenisei Gulf of the Kara Sea. Named