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This pin is about icebreaker Yermak.
Yermak was a Russian and later Soviet icebreaker. It was the first polar icebreaker in the world, having a strengthened hull shaped to ride over and crush pack ice. It was designed to break through heavy ice up to 2 meters thick. The ship was used in both world war’s and being armed with canons.
It was built in Newcastle upon Tyne in England and launched in 1898. She was named after the famous Russian explorer of Siberia, Don Cossack ataman Yermak Timofeyevich.