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Russian Navy Heroes

 
 
Russian Navy Heroes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 8, 2014
1. Russian Navy Heroes Marker
Inscription. In memory of the selfless and courageous actions of the Russian Imperial Navy sailors while saving the lives of many city residents in suppressing the great fire in San Francisco on October 23, 1863.

A close Russian translation on the right:
В память о самоотверженных и смелых действий российских моряков Императорского флота при сохранении жизни многих жителей города в подавлении большой пожар в Сан-Франциско 23 октября
Russian Navy Heroes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 8, 2014
2. Russian Navy Heroes Marker
1863 года.

This project was initiated by the United Humanitarian Mission and was supported by the San Francisco Port Commission and the Government of the Russian Federation.

This plaque was designed by Leonid Nakhodkin and fabricated courtesy of the ‘Russkiy Mir’ Foundation. Dedicated May 9, 2010.

 
Erected 2010 by United Humanitarian Mission.
 
Location. 37° 47.947′ N, 122° 23.826′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on The Embarcadero near Broadway, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pier 7, The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Pony Express Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Business on the Wharf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crimps and Dives (about 300 feet away); Ferry Boats (about 400 feet away); Vallejo Street (about 500 feet away); Italy Harbor (about 500 feet away); Telegraph Hill (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the water side of The Embarcadero next to the Waterfront Restaurant and Cafe.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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