Parenago Vasily Stepanovich
Sailor, member of the Great Northern Expedition.
Information about his life is scarce and contradictory. B. G.
Maslennikov indicates the beginning of the service in 1736 in the
detachment D.L. Ovtsyn,
and in the Sea list, the beginning of service as a midshipman dates
back to 1740. In
1746, Parenago was fired as a midshipman; in 1749 on the
Caspian Sea he commanded a string of strut "St.Peter", which was
wrecked near the Holy Island.
In 1754 Parenago was given the rank of non-lieutenant, in 1756
he was promoted to ship secretary.
Further, it is known that he was "presented to the
Senate for drunkenness", and in 1760 he was dismissed "for noisy and
the island of Dlinniy in the skins of Minin in the Kara Sea.