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DESCRIPTIONПрезентация о первой женщине-капитане. (ENG)
Anna Ivanovna Shchetinina
The first female captain
Anna Ivanovna Shchetinina(26.02.1908-25.09.1999)
Shchetinina was born at the Okeanskaya Station near Vladivostok in a family of a railway switchman.
In 1925 she entered the navigation department of theVladivostok Marine School.
After graduation she worked with a shipping company in
KamchatkaPeninsula, where she started as anOrdinary Seaman.
At the age of 24 she received her navigator's license.
Anna Ivanovna participated in World War II and has received many awards.
A monument in honor of A.I. Shchetinina
Thanks for attention!