Replica of the ship Peter Ι the frigate “Standart” arrived at the port of Rafina

Surprised passers-by enthusiastically contemplated the historic frigate in the bay of the seaside town of Rafina, in the Attica metropolitan area. The frigate “Standart”, an exact copy of the first ship of the Baltic Fleet of Russia, moored to the pier.

The initial ship was laid down on April 24, 1703 at the Olonets shipyard, by order of Tsar Peter I. The replica of the frigate was built in 1999 and since then has been sailing the seas as a training ship.

The frigate Shtandart in the bay of the island of Chios. October 2021

This is already the second arrival of the frigate to the port of Rafina after the international historical and educational expedition of the Russian Geographical Society started on October 9, 2021 from the Athenian port of Piraeus. “Flame of Chesma. The Greek Gambit”

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photo: Vangelis Vrustis

Previously the frigate was off the coast of Cyprus, then visited Rhodes and then arrived in Rafina. Judging by the site, January 10 (from 19:00) is located in the port of the city of Karystos, on the island of Evia.

The last time the frigate visited the port of Rafina in November.

See also publications:

Flame of Chesma. Greek gambit
On October 9, the expedition on the frigate “Standart” started in Piraeus
Vladimir Martus. Captain with a dream in his heart
RGS: why the appearance of a Russian sailing frigate excited Greece

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