At the Peter’s jolly-boat “Fortune” in Pereslavl

At the Peter’s jolly-boat “Fortune” in Pereslavl
«At the Peter’s jolly-boat “Fortune” in Pereslavl»

My Dear client from USA, Jan Squires, in the Botik (small boat) of Peter the Great museum in Pereslavl-Zallesky. The Pleshcheyevo Lake near Pereslavl-Zallesky is considered to be the birthplace of the Russian Navy and the small museum keeps the history of the first Russian fleet. In 1688-1693, young Tsar Peter stayed here and built his famous “fun flotilia” on the huge lake for his own amusement, including the so-called Peter’s little boat (1692) called “Fortune” that perfectly preserved and exposed in the museum. About a hundred big and small boats were built and launched together by summer 1694. The funny flotilia became prototype of the Russian fleet.

Photo #321 taken on June 08, 2014 during long distance one day countryside tour to the cities of Golden Ring of Russia, Pereslavl-Zalessky and Sergiev Posad.

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