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Kornilov Vladimir

( Vice-Admiral, a famous defender of Sebastopol)

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(1806 - 1854). He studied at the Naval Cadet Corps, took part in the Battle of Navarino, 1842 and in 1846 commanded a ship of the "Twelve Apostles", was sent to England to observe the construction of ships for the Black Sea fleet in 1849 was appointed Chief of Staff of the Navy, took part in the battle of Sinope; after the opening of the Crimean campaign was led by Defense north side of Sebastopol,
. Flooding, on the orders of the commander in chief, five old ships to bar the entrance of the bays of Sevastopol, Kornilov used the crew of the strengthening of the city itself, and with amazing speed made a chain of redoubts, bastions and batteries. Kornilov soon left the northern side, as otryazhen was to help Admiral Nakhimov, who defended the south side. Here Kornilov showed extraordinary energy, diligence, courage and calmness, and earned the boundless confidence of his subordinates, inspiring example of their leader. On the first day of the bombardment of Sebastopol, October 5, 1854, Kornilov was on the Malakhov Hill mortally wounded by the kernel.


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