VIKTOROV Mikhail( Naval figure, the flagship of the fleet of rank 1)
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Biography VIKTOROV Mikhail
Viktorov, Mikhail Vladimirovich (24.12.1894, Yaroslavl - 01.08.1938), naval activities, the flagship of the fleet of rank 1 (1935). The son of an officer. Educated in the Yaroslavl Cadet Corps (1910), Naval Academy (1913), mine (1915) and mate (1917), the officer class, taking advanced training at the Naval Academy (1924). During the 1-st World War, sailed on the ships of the Baltic Fleet, Lieutenant. After the October Revolution took RKKF. Member of combat operations. Since January. 1918 POM. commander of the battleship "Citizen" in Nov.. 1918 - June 1919 Senior Navigator, and then 1 st assistant. commander of the cruiser "Oleg", in June 1919-April. 1920 commander of the destroyer "Rider", in August. 1920 - March 1921 commanded the battleship "Andrew" and "Gangut". Participated in the suppression of uprisings in Fort Krasnaya Gorka and Seraya Horse (1919) and Kronstadt (1921), after which he became the senior naval beginning. Kronstadt. Supervised "mopping up" military base. In May 1921 the commander of naval forces of the Baltic Fleet. Since early June 1924. naval forces of the Black Sea. In 1924-25 beginning. Hydrographic Management. Since 1925 the Baltic Fleet Commander. In 1932 joined the Communist Party (b). In March 1932 after the establishment of the Pacific Fleet at the head of his. In August. 1937, in a large-scale repression, was appointed early. Naval forces of the Red Army and a member of the Revolutionary Military Council of the USSR, after the arrest of his predecessor. In the same year was elected to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. At the end of 1937 from the institutions under its jurisdiction have been dismissed in the purges of about 1400 people. In December. 1937 it pressured K.E. Voroshilov, offering "repent" in the plot, promising to apologize. V. refused and arrested 22.4.1938. During the investigation, admitted that he was recruited in a conspiratorial organization Gamarnik 1933. He was accused of that was to lead the fleet in the deactivation state and deprive it of its active operations during the war. 1/8/1938 sentenced to death and executed. In 1956, rehabilitated.