Reynard Michael Frantsovich( Vice-Admiral, a remarkable Russian accountant.)
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Biography Reynard Michael Frantsovich
1801 - 59
After graduating from the course in the sea cadet corps, P. participated in the production of soundings in the White Sea, where he was able to define great Orel groundings, describe the shore and make soundings in the anchor field from the three islands, Sosnowiec, Zhizhgina and Cape Keretsa. At the same time he produced at selected points and astronomical observations. This campaign, which ended in 1825, was the first school of practical hydrography for P. and the beginning of his future work in this direction. In the summer of 1826, as head of the expedition for the inventory of Lapland coast, he described the Kola Bay, the river Tulomu and the western part of the Lapland coast of the island to the lips Kildin Veres. The expedition ended in 1833 (for a detailed description of its P. printed in "Memoirs of hydrographic DEPOT, 1837). In "Son of the Fatherland" (1830, "11 - 14) P. placed the "Description of the mountains. Cola. In 1833 were issued to them on 17 cards, shot during the expedition, under the title: "Atlas of the White Sea and the coast of Lapland; text thereto (the" Hydrographic description of the northern coast of Russia ") was released only in 1843 - 50 years. The initiative of P. based in Arkhangelsk and Kem Skipper course and built the first lighthouse in the White Sea. From 1833 to 1852 he commanded troops of ships for the annual hydrographic work in the Gulf of. From the annual reports R. amounted to "Review of survey and soundings of the Baltic Sea from 1828 to 1843" (1844). Consist, from 1838 to 1850, the head office in the hydrographic department, R. participated in the publication of "Notes of the Hydrographic Department (since 1842), as well as news of the annual change in sailing, and sailing on the new edition of the shooting and measurement. In 1855, P. was appointed chairman of marine scientific committee, the director of Hydrographic Department and the inspector of naval navigators. R. was a member of the Academy of Sciences. Wed. S. Krasheninnikov, "Vice-Admiral M. F. R. "(" Sea Digest, 1869, No. 5). V. P-in.