Hryhorii Shchedrin – Vice Admiral. Hero of the Soviet Union. Graduated in 1932. Commander of the submarine «C–56». His name is placed on board the ship, in the square in Petropavlovsk on Kamchatka, in Park of Glory in Kherson. A memorial plaque has been erected in his honour at Maritime College. He is an honorary citizen of Tuapse. Honorary cadet of Maritime College. The boat «C–56» is placed on the shores of Golden Horn Bay, was awarded the title of Guards and the Order of the Red Banner. After the war and graduation from Military Academy of the General Staff, he was a commander of the Kamchatka military fleet, a chairman of the standing commission of the state reception of ships of the Navy, an editor-in-chief of the magazine «Maritime Collection». Awarded the Order of Lenin.
Leonid Demin – Rear Admiral. Graduated in 1917. Professor, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Engineer. His name is placed on board the ship and three geographical objects: a group of islands in a small ridge, a bay in the Arctic Ocean, the underwater height of the Kuril Islands, the geographical object «Knight». Midshipman on the cruiser «Aurora». He is an honorary cadet, an indispensable author of the naval atlas for the 1st volume of which he was awarded the State Prize. He was awarded the Gold Medal and the reward of F.M. Lütke.
Mykola Kolomoytsev – Rear Admiral. Graduated in 1886. In 1902 he was а commander of icebreaker «Yermak». During the Russo-Japanese War he was а commander of the «Large». In 1910 he was а commander of the battleship «Slava». In 1912 he was а commander of the first cruiser division in the Baltic. His name is placed on board a ship. He took part in the exploration of the island of Taimyr, as well as in the Battle of Tsushima. He was awarded a golden sword.
Pavlo Kolesnik – Rear Admiral. Graduated in 1936. Participant of the Spanish events. During the war he commanded the Ladoga Fleet – «Small Hunter», later – a group of ships. His name is placed on board a ship. He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner, Alexander Nevsky Order, and the Order of the Patriotic War.
Boris Pershanov. Graduated in 1953. Major General of Police. Head of the Regional Police Department in Kherson.
Andrii Polkovsky. Graduated in 1924. Headmaster of the Navy. The captain-mentor of the union. Head of the Main Maritime Inspectorate. He has 10 awards. Head of the Black Sea Shipping Company.
Heroes of the Soviet Union
Ovodovsky Hryhoriy. Commander of the Navy. His name is placed on board the ship. In 1945 he was awarded the Golden Star.
Anatoliy Kagarava. Graduated in 1936. The captain of the ship «Sibiryakov». Head of the Georgian Shipping Company.
Volodymyr Rodinko. Graduated in 1961. The captain of the ship «Ob» and the research ship «Mikhail Somov», the captain of the research ship «Academician Shumeykiv».
Yakiv Brus. Graduated in 1930. Honorary citizen of Odessa. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, has two orders of the Red Banner, the Order of the Great Patriotic War of the 1st degree.
Heroes of Socialist Labor
Konstantin Gontar. Graduated in 1936. The shock worker of communist Labor (awarded in 1973). Assistant Captain in UMP. For a long time he worked on the ship «Babushkin» as Bosun. During 1965-1973, worked on the Vietnamese line in Haiphong.
Vasyl Tkachov. Graduated in 1931. Mechanic-mentor and chief mechanic of the passenger liner «Mikhail Somov».
Konstantin Pechinsky. Graduated in 1934. The best mechanic of Ministry of Navy. He worked on ships of the Azov and Black Sea shipping companies. He has 10 awards. Senior mechanic of the Azov Shipping Company.
Dmitry Soroka. Graduated in 1921. During the Great Patriotic War he led the convoy G18 and the ship «Tbilisi». He drove a caravan of 40 vehicles. The crew repulsed 10 aircraft attacks and evaded 8 torpedoes. He served 56 years in the Navy. Of these, he was the captain of «Russia» for 20 years. He was awarded 19 government awards, 30 orders of Lenin «Golden Star».
Boris Morgun. Graduated in 1923. He commanded many ships and submarines in Bulgaria. He was a teacher of Sevastopol Naval Academy. The captain of the 2nd rank, the captain of the whaling fleet «Soviet Ukraine». Commanded the division of gunboats of the Azov military flotilla of Admiral Gorlikov. Head of the Black Sea Fleet.
Mykola Plyavin. Graduated in 1933. Honored sea captain, Candidate of Technical Sciences. The captain of the tanker «Stalin». During the war he transported troops and equipment, made more than 99 voyages and delivered more than 350 tons of fuel and cargo.
Winners of state awards
Volodymyr Sotnikov. Graduated in 1957. The captain of the tanker with a capacity of 100 thousand tons «Ivan Tevosyan». He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner. Participated in the Great Patriotic War since the age of 15.
Leonid Polyvko. Graduated in 1957. Deputy Director of Kherson Shipyard.
Serhiy Skachko. Graduated in 1970. The navigator of the ship «Petro Kovalenko» of the Soviet Danube Shipping Company.
Oleg Vandenko. Graduated in 1955. Since 1968 – the captain of the training and production vessel «Comrade». Since 1987 – Head of Kherson Maritime School. Honorary citizen of Baltimore. He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner. Winner of many international awards.
Oksana Ignatenko. Graduated in 1941. From 1941 to 1951, she worked as an assistant captain, as well as a captain of ships and support vessels of the Black Sea Navy. Participant of World War II, awarded the Order and 2 medals, the medal «For Labour Valour». The staff of the school where she worked put her name in the Book of Honour.
Ksenia Korolova. Graduated from Naval Technical School in 1933. The captain of seagoing vessels, participant of World War II, Honoured Doctor of Ukraine. Honorary citizen of Evpatoria.
Kateryna Kadetska. Graduated from Maritime College. The 3rd assistant of the captain on the icebreaker «Yermak».
Zinaida Luk’yanova. Graduated in 1936. Her whole life was dedicated to sea. She worked as a dispatcher at Kherson seaport.
Tetyana Oliynyk. Sea captain, the captain of dry cargo ship «Ivan Sergienko».
Heads of Ports
Mykola Yermolenko. Graduated in 1914. In 1917 he served in Kerch on warships. In 1920 – on the Black Sea on the ships «Ilyich», «Dnieper» and «Neva». During the war in Spain, he drove children out on a ship and was awarded the Order of Lenin. In 1942 he was the head of Dixon Port. He served in the Navy for 50 years.
Georgy Baglay. Graduated in 1914. The head and the commissioner of Mykolaiv commercial port.
Vasyд Kulik. Graduated in 1914. In 1942 – Head of Dixon Port. In 1941 he fought against the fascist cruiser A Shir. He was awarded 2 Orders of Lenin.
Mykhailo Bilukha. Graduated in 1927. He sailed on the ships «Transbalt», «Tiflis», the polar schooner «Chukotka». In 1936-1939, as a senior assistant of the captain, he made voyages to Spain. At the beginning of the war he was a military pilot of the Black Sea Fleet. In December 1941 – Senior Assistant, and then – the captain of the ship «Abkhazia». In 1942 – the captain of the hydrographic ship «Hals». In 1952-1973 – the captain of the seaport in Mykolaiv. He was awarded 3 Orders of the Patriotic War, the Order of the Red Star, 14 medals, and the award «50 years of the party».
Valentin Tkachenko. Graduated in 1964. Chief Engineer of Kherson Seaport. Chairman of examination commissions.
Oleksandr Perederiy. Graduated in 1931. Captain in the Latvian Shipping Company, Deputy Chief of the Shipping Company. Head of the port in Vladivostok, Head of the port of Dalniy. Head of AMP in Mariupol. He was awarded 3 Orders of Lenin. Head of the Azov Shipping Company.
Alexander Moroz. Graduated in 1914. The Head of the Soviet Seaport of Evpatoria, a participant in the landing of troops in January 1918. Commander of the cruiser «Romania». He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
Georgy Tyslenko. Graduated in 1937. In 1949 – Head of Murmansk Sea Port. In 1945-1949. headed the management of «Murmanryba». In 1937 – Head of the trawler fleet, the captain of trawlers «Victory», «Stalinobad» and «Kirov». He was awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and the Order of the Patriotic War of the 1st degree.
Mikhailo Gavrylenko. Graduated in 1935. In 1951 – Head of Port of Riga. In 1963 he was head of Dixon Port. In 1965 he was the head of the Baltic Basin Ports Operation Department on the Baltic Peninsula, and in 1966 he was in the staff of Ministry of Navy in Moscow. From 1973-1977 – in Bulgaria, Head of the Main Maritime Agency. Honorary citizen of Burgas in Bulgaria, Head of the construction crew «Aurora», in 1977 – «Soyuzminproekt».
Dmytro Malyk. Graduated in 1929. Sea captain. Former head of maritime practice in 1935. The 2nd assistant captain of the «Comrade». The captain of the steamer «Berezina». Captain of the seaport in Kherson in 1947-1966.
Yevhen Bolmenko. Graduated in 1949. First Deputy Chairman of Kherson City Council. For 20 years he managed the seaport in Kherson.
Pavlo Ovsienko. Graduated in 1951. Honorary worker of Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
Yuriy Tymoschenko. Graduated in 1968. Head of Ochakiv Seaport.
Serhii Plaksin. Graduated in 1960. Captain of the Azov Shipping Company. Captain of Berdyansk sea trade port.
Anatoliy Melnyk. Graduated in 1951. Captain of the Kamchatka and Azov Shipping Company.
Dymchenko. Graduated in 1933. Honorary employee of the Navy. He worked in the Hryhoriy Navy for 50 years. During World War II he was the 3rd assistant to Captain Mezentsev, who commanded the ship «Komsomol». War veteran. He was awarded the medal «Participant of the Spanish Liberation War» and many others.
Vasyl Lyubchenko. Graduated in 1931. Sea captain. Participant of heroic transatlantic voyages.
Georgy Mezentsev. Graduated in 1933. Honorary employee of Ministry of Navy. He worked in the Navy for 50 years. A participant in the Spanish War of Liberation, awarded a medal. He was the captain of the ship «Komsomol», which was sunk by the Nazi cruiser «Canaris», and the team was captured. War veteran. He headed one of the main departments of Ministry of Navy. He worked as a senior assistant at the «Comrade».
Mykola Poholok. Graduated in 1932. From 1935 he worked as a senior navigator in the Black Sea Shipping Company. The captain of the ships «Ashgabat», «Alma-Ata», «Kolkhoznik», «Kuzbass», «Academician Pavlov», «Karl Liebknecht» and «Tent». During the war, he was the captain and the head of the Caspian Shipping Caravan. In 1945 he took part in the distillation of reparation ships. From 1946, after retiring, he worked on ships «Chukotka», «Victory», «Chulym», «Belarus», «Michurin», «Lviv». He was awarded the Order of the Red Star, medals «For the Defense of the Caucasus», «For Victory over Germany». He also worked in Transport Fleet of Murmansk.
Mykola Tsekalov. Graduated in 1931. The captain of 15 ships. The best captain of Ministry of Navy. He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
Valery Chizhov. Graduated in 1961. In 1964-1969 he worked as a senior assistant on the tanker «Burgas» of Novorossiysk Shipping Company. Since 1970 – Captain of the ship «Burgas». In 1971 he graduated from Odessa Higher Naval Engineering School, and since 1977 – the captain of large tanker (150 thousand tons) «Kuzbass» type «Crimea». From 1985-88 – the captain on large-capacity tankers of the Iranian oil company under contract. He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner. Honorary employee of Ministry of Navy.
Mykola Ageenko. Graduated in 1951. He was awarded a gold medal in 1977 and a silver medal in 1968. In 1976 he was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, a diploma of the Presidium of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Pavel Alekseev. Graduated in 1925. Sea captain. A raid tugboat was named after him. He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
Yakiv Lapin. Graduated in 1899. In solidarity with the rebellious battleship Potemkin, he interrupted his voyage on the ship «Svyatoslav» and returned to port. And in 1924, in one of English ports, he raised the Red Flag of the Soviet Republic on the steamer «Jupiter» and passed it to our representative. After successful graduation he worked on the steamer «Krasin».
Volodymyr Kaznacheev. Graduated in 1951. Honorary cadet of Maritime College, the 3rd assistant at the «Baltic». Dispatcher, senior dispatcher of Kherson Shipping Agency, and in 1957 became its Head. In 1964 – a representative in Algeria, France, CEO of a large commercial shipping company in Belgium. He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
Luka Kadetskyi. Graduated in 1915. In 1920 he headed the Dnieper-Bug Water Police Department. In 1921 he was commissioner for the operation of the Lower Dnieper-Bug Shipping Company and at the same time Chairman of the Revolutionary Committee. The first captain of the Soviet passenger ship «Adjaristan». He had worked in the Navy for 50 years. Honorary worker of Ministry of Navy.
Alexander Hrihoriev. Graduated in 1957. Captain-expert in Cuba. In 1973 – the captain of «Professor Kudrevich». He had worked in Argentina in Buenos Aires for 10 years. The captain of the Passenger Liner «D. Shostakevich». Honorary employee of Ministry of Navy.
Guriy Grynko. Graduated in 1938. He headed the first bulk carrier on the Black Sea «Captain Smirnov».
Mark Dorosinsky. Graduated in 1918. For 12 years from 1917 he had commanded the passenger ship «Ilyich» of the Far Eastern Shipping Company. He had worked in the Navy for 44 years.
Hryhoriy Baglay. Graduated in 1921. In 1921 he met and accompanied F.E. Dzerzhinsky. He was awarded the Order of Lenin.
Anatoliy Veretenichev. Graduate in 1955. The 4th assistant captain of the tanker «Kirov» in 1955. The captain of the tanker «Dzerzhinsk» – in 1965. The captain of the tanker «Gdynia» in 1975. The captain of large-tonnage ships – in 1984.
Yakiv Bohonko. Graduated in 1939. A veteran of the fleet. During the war he volunteered, and in 1941 he fought in the Azov Naval Flotilla, was wounded three times. From 1945 he worked in the Black Sea Shipping Company: «Chernihiv», «Leninogorsk», «Sosnogorsk». In 1964 he became a captain and received the ship «Mukacheve» (Poland) at the Gdańsk Shipyard.
Anatoliy Kagarava. Graduated in 1927. The captain of the ship «Sibiryakov». In 1942 he met the Nazi cruiser Admiral Shire in the Kara Sea and joined an unequal battle with him. «Sibiryakov» died as a hero. 11 members of the team together with the captain were taken prisoner. He then became head of the Georgian Shipping Company.
Vasyl Kasyanov. Graduated in 1926. Chief Captain of the Arkhangelsk Fleet. In 1949 he became a captain of the 3rd rank of the Murmansk State Shipping Company. He was awarded the medal «For the Defense of the Arctic». He was the captain of the ship «Michurin».
Ivan Kamenshchikov. Graduated in 1857. Participant of the Crimean War of 1853-1856. He was awarded a medal and an annual salary. He graduated after the war, was certified as a «free navigator».
Alexander Borisenko. Graduated in 1939. Captain of the 2nd job category. Employee of the Ministry of Fisheries of the USSR. He received government awards, the Order of the Badge of Honor. He participated in World War II, took part in the defense of Odessa, Sevastopol and the Caucasus, as well as the Kerch-Feodosia operation in December 1941. Chief Specialist for Fleet Operation and Vessel Racing of Ministry of Fisheries.
Oleg Vandenko. Graduated in 1955. Since 1968 he had been an irreplaceable captain of «Comrade». Honorary citizen of Baltimore (USA). He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor. Winner of many national and international awards.
Anatoliy Veretenichev. Graduated in 1955. The 4th assistant captain of the tanker «Kirov» – in 1955, the 2nd assistant captain of the tanker «Kirov» in 1956. Senior assistant captain of the tanker «Dzerzhinsk» in 1965. Captain of the tanker «Gdynia». In 1975 he was captain of large ships.
Volodymyr Radchenko. Graduated in 1961. Hero of the Soviet Union. The captain of the Training and Research Vessel «Mikhail Somov».
Eugen Goncharov. Graduated in 1968. The 4th assistant captain of «Comrade» from 1968 to 1976. From 1976 to 1982 he was the 3rd assistant captain on Ukrainian river fleet ships. From 1982 to 1992 he was a senior state inspector in the inspection of the State Fleet Supervision of Ukraine. Since 1999 – «Delta Pilot», head of the training center. Honorary transport worker of Ukraine. Received the Order of Glory for Loyalty to the Fatherland.
Ihor Chernyak. Graduated in 1951. He also graduated from the Higher Leningrad Naval Academy named after Admiral Makarov as a mechanical engineer. For more than 40 years he had worked in the Baltic Shipping Company as a senior mechanic and a mechanic since the early 1960s. His works were published in the central Soviet newspapers, magazines «Navy», «Bonfire», «New Time», «Around the World». Author and presenter of TV show «Man and the Sea» in Leningrad in the 1970s.
Scientists, doctors of sciences
Mykola Plyavin. Graduated in 1933, Sea captain. Candidate of Technical Sciences.
Yuri Frolov. Graduated in 1953. Associate Professor of the Higher School of Economics at the Central Committee of the CPSU and the Academy of General Sciences. Head of the correspondence department of Russian Academy of Civil Service under the President of Russia. Professor.
Ivan Provorotov. Graduated in 1949. Professor of Oceanographic Sciences, lecturer at OVIMU.
Laurent Kozyr. Graduated in 1950. Professor of Odessa State Maritime Academy. Doctor of Engineering.
Viktor Myronchenko. Graduated in 1948. Candidate of Technical Sciences.
Suren Hochmankyan. Graduated in 1958. Candidate of Technical Sciences. Head of Research Institute of Moscow.
Vladimir Nazarov. Graduated in 1950. Candidate of Philosophical Sciences. He worked in the Odessa Regional Committee of the party.
Lev Vakhrameev. Graduated in 1952. PhD in Economics.
Igor Belyaev. Graduated in 1958. Doctor of Engineering.
Victor Lazarev. Graduated in 1955. Candidate of Technical Sciences. He worked as a senior mechanic on the ship «Captain Smirnov».
Ivan Barannik. Graduated in 1951. Candidate of Technical Sciences, Doctor of Educational and Research Institute of Automotive Industry, Moscow.
Tetyana Oliynyk. Graduated in 1990. Candidate of Technical Sciences.
Yuri Senin. Graduated in 1970. Since 2006 – Secretary of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of Ukraine, member of the Presidium, a member of the team of «Bulletin of the Supreme Court of Ukraine» magazine. High-level judge, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine.
Mykola Vinogradov. Graduated in 1951. He worked in the Baltic Shipping Company as a sailor, senior assistant captain, captain. Postgraduate student from 1968 to 1971. From 1971 to 1975 he was a senior lecturer, associate professor of the Department of shipping of Leningrad Higher Marine Engineering School named after Admiral Makarov. Since 1975 – Deputy Head of Education Department in this school.