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Zavoyko (Завойко) Vasily Stepanovich
(1810—1898)

Zavoyko (Завойко) Vasily Stepanovich (1810—1898)

Vasily Zavoyko was an admiral in the Russian navy. Born to a noble family of Poltava Governorate, in 1827 he took part in the Battle of Navarino, and in 1835-1838 he twice circumnavigated the Earth. In 1840 he became an employee of the Russian-American Company and soon became the manager of the Okhotsk port. He deduced that the port was... More...


Russia, 2010.07.27, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Birth Bicentenary of Vasiliy Zavoyko

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