Sukhotsky Vladimir Iosifovich
Arctic hydrograph, honorary worker of the Navy.
Born in the Red Village of the Leningrad Region in a peasant
He studied at a rural school, a real school, in 1925 he graduated
from the Leningrad Naval Hydrographic School, served as an assistant
to the commander of a hydrographic vessel on the Black Sea, sailed
as a senior officer on various vessels, was head of a separate
Crimean lecture master.
At the end of 1930, Sukhotsky was seconded to the Voroshilov
Naval Academy, which he graduated in 1932 and continued service on
the Black Sea as the head of the Hydrographic Navigator Department
In 1936, Sukhotsky went to Leningrad to accept the "Zuyd"
hydrographic vessel under construction, then he was appointed head
of department I in the Hydrographic Department of the Red Army.
In 1938, he was unexpectedly fired into the reserve, and in June
of the same year, he went to work at the
he Main Directorate of the Northern Sea Route.
From that moment on, his life was connected with the Arctic.
He started as a senior engineer-hydrograph, in the pre-war years
he led a training and production unit on Novaya Zemlya, who not only
trained hydrograph personnel, but also carried out significant
surveying work, was head of the navigation department of the
enterprise, and in 1953 became head of the department.
In 1961, he retired due to illness.
Sukhotsky educated a whole group of hydrographers, he himself
repeatedly visited the Arctic.
He was inherent in principles, initiative, high professionalism.
The interests of the business have always been his personal
He was awarded the Order of the
Red Star, World War
degrees, the medal "For
the Defense of the Soviet Arctic".
Died in Leningrad, buried in the
Strait between the
Lishniy island in the Gulf of Toll
and the shore of Taimyr.
Named in 1969 at the suggestion of N.M.
Approved by the decision of the Dikson regional executive
committee of March 20, 1972.
In the Pacific region operates the research
vessel "Vladimir Sukhotsky".