Sidensner Karl Karlovich
Russian military sailor, admiral.
Descended from the nobility of the Grand Duchy of Finland.
In 1825, Sidensner entered the Naval Cadet Corps as a midshipman,
sailed across the Baltic Sea every year.
After production in 1828, the midshipmen served on the
Mediterranean, where he participated in the blockade of the
Dardanelles and other hostilities. After
returning to Kronstadt in 1832, Sidensner commanded a custom yacht
for a year, and from 1833 began his long, very important and
fruitful service on the inventory of Finnish skerries, to which he
introduced many original techniques that were later used by other
hydrographs for many years. The
most important of them - measured by the method of squares.
Since 1853, Sidensner’s team and organizational activities began. He
was appointed a member of the shipbuilding scientific committee in
St. Petersburg, served in responsible positions under the Finnish
governor-general, distinguished himself during the bombardment by
the Anglo-French fleet of the fortress of Sveaborg and Helsingfors. In
subsequent years, Sidensner commanded an engineering and artillery
school, was a member of the academic council of the academic course
in marine sciences, and also a member of the academic department of
the Marine Technical Committee. In
1879, with the rank of vice-admiral, he retired.
Sidensner's merits are awarded with the orders of St.
Stanislav 2 degrees with swords, St. Vladimir 3 and 4 degrees, St.
Anna 1 degree.
He died in St. Petersburg, was buried in Vyborg at the Orthodox
the western coast of the northern island of Novaya Zemlya, bordering
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