Streltsov Alexander Borisovich
Soviet arctic captain,
Born in Moscow in the family of a railway worker.
Father died in 1915.
After the revolution, Streltsov attended the railway school for
four years, which he was forced to quit due to the difficult
financial situation and go to work as a dummy.
In 1922, Streltsov with his mother moved to Pyatikhatki station
and until 1930 worked there as a railway worker.
In 1930 he entered the navigating department of the Odessa
Maritime Technical School and left it in 1933 with a diploma in
navigating a small voyage.
He began working in Murmansk as the third assistant captain on
the Lensovet ship.
After passing through the positions of second and senior
assistant on various ships of the Northern Sea Route, in 1938
Streltsov became captain and until 1950 he worked on the
hydrographic vessels "Smolny",
"Temp", the steamer "Donets", the ice tug
"Yakutia" and others.
the year from the post of captain to the "Temp" hydrographic
vessel, which he handed over to
Streltsov was sent to study at the navigator of the sea.
In 1954, he was appointed captain-mentor of the Tiksi hydrobase.
The merits of Streltsov were awarded the
Order of the Red Banner of Labor and the medal “For
Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945.".
between the islands of Alger and McClintock in the
archipelago of Franz Josef Land. The name was approved by the
Arkhangelsk Regional Executive Committee on August 26, 1963
(Decision No. 651).