Otkupchikov Pavel Alekseevich
Kormschik, originally from Mezen, son of Alexei Ivanovich Otkupchikov (Pyhi)
I went to hunt to the shores of Novaya Zemlya, visited the Gorbovye Islands. In 1821-1822 wintered in Kostin Shar. In 1823 he participated in the voyage of F. Litke to the Novaya Zemlya. Upon his return from this voyage, he was awarded a silver medal on the ribbon of the Order of St. Anna. Litke gives about P.A. Otkupchikov following review: "a man, although illiterate, but with common sense and experienced" (according to Vize, V.Yu., 1948).
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