Birilov Alexei( admiral, a member of the Council of State)
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Biography Birilov Alexei
Born in 1844. Commanded the destroyer, then clipper. In 1889, Mr.. he was charged superintendence minonoskami; later was commander of various battleships. In 1900, Mr.. appointed commander of the squadron in the Mediterranean Sea in 1904. - Chief Commander of the Kronstadt port and chief of defense of the Baltic Sea. In 1905, Mr.. May 8 appointed commander of the fleet in the Pacific Ocean, but due to the death of the fleet in the Tsushima battle back from Vladivostok in Russia and 29 June he was appointed Minister of Marine. In him was entrusted the case of reorganization of the Russian Navy. November 3, 1905, Mr.. appointed member of the Council of State. March 7, 1906, Mr.. the lower ranks of active duty in the navy reduced to 5 years, 24 of April of the same year from the Chief of Maritime Staff, established as a separate, . responsible agency under the name of the Naval General Staff, . part, . responsible for strategic plans and the mobilization of the fleet,
. January 11, 1907, Mr.. Birilov dismissed from the post of Minister of Marine is left to the State Council.