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Danube Flotilla guest house

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Address: Geroev Stalingrada str., 54

Build date: 1916.


The building was constructed by the wealthy Izmail citizen Emanuel Tretyachenko, the father of Arefa Tretyachenko, deputy of the State Duma of the second and third calls from the Bessarabian province (1867–1937).

Later, captain of the 1st rank Nikolai Zholobov also lived in this house with 4-meter ceilings. As an active participant of the Battle of Stalingrad and a member of the executive committee he insisted on changing the name of Krasivaya Street to Geroev Stalingrada street. He also owns the idea of ​​installing an armored boat from as a monument to the Danube sailors.

Minesweepers of Danube military flotilla under the command of N. I. Zholobov participated in the liberation of the Austrian capital Vienna, carried out combat trawling on the Danube River and in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.

In the post-war period, Nikolai Zholobov served in the Red Banner Danube Flotilla as chief of staff and then as a commander of a river ship brigade. After being transferred to the reserve in 1969, he transferred to work as a captain-mentor in the Danube Shipping Company.

According to the residents’ stories, the house was used as a guest house for the command of the Danube Flotilla, in particular, here was admiral Serafim Chursin (1948-1952), the commander of the Danube Flotilla. This explains the RF communication conducted in the house. The admiral’s gazebo has also been preserved.

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Admiral Serafim Chursin takes a parade. Bypass of armored boats. Izmail. 1951

Part of the house was occupied by captain of the second rank Gurevich Yuli, a veteran of the Red Banner Danube Flotilla (pictured below).

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