Sulmenev Ivan Savich
In 1787, a year after entering the naval cadet corps, then in
Kronstadt, he was promoted to midshipmen and assigned to the Ezekiel
ship in the Baltic Sea.
Already as a midshipman, in 1789, on the ship "Chesma" made the
trip Copenhagen – Revel – Kronstadt.
In the spring of 1789, he participated in combat operations
against the Swedes.
In subsequent years, Sulmenev sailed on various ships, doing
gauging and hydrographic research in the Baltic Sea, went to
England, participated in joint military operations with England
In 1809, already in the rank of captain 2 rank, he received the
St. George 4 degrees for 18 naval campaigns.
During the war of 1812 Sulmenev took part in the hostilities
against the French.
At the end of the war in 1814, his naval service, which lasted 28
Then for 10 years with a one-year break he served in the Naval
Cadet Corps, and then 26 years in the marine audience, rising to the
position of chairman and the rank of full admiral.
In subsequent years, the Order of
St. Anne 2
St. Vladimir 2 degrees and the
White Eagle were added to the Order of St. George.
Sulmenev was married to
supporting him, left without parents, support and in many respects
determining his sea destiny.
He was buried in the
cemetery of the village of Big Kuzmin, near Tsarskoye Selo.
During the war, the defense line of Leningrad passed through this
cemetery, and the cemetery was actually demolished from the face of
In one form or another, only a few pre-war tombstones survived,
and among them, fortunately, Sulmenev’s tombstone.
His place was indicated to me by a wonderful person, an
enthusiast and a gratischer, a local historian, a necropolist Viktor
the gravestone was moved to the chapel fence and
put on a cement pedestal.
Guba (North Sulmenev) on the west
coast of the northern island of New Earth.V.
Barents called it in 1594 Gagariya Bay.
The modern name was given in 1822 by F.P.
Quba (South Sulmenev) in the
south-west of the northern island of New Earth.
Named in 1822 by F.P.