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A bell from the ship «Armenia» will be brought to Yalta

CrimeaPRESS reports:

The action of memory will take place on 10 April from : to 12: at the Chapel of the New Martyrs and Russian Confessors on the embankment. A bell from the ship «Armenia», raised from a depth of 1500 meters, will be placed here, to which flowers can be laid. Also from : to 20: there will be a poster exhibition dedicated to the history of transport and dead passengers.

The event is dedicated to the anniversary of the Liberation of Yalta from the fascist invaders and two years since the discovery and identification of ambulance transport , — reported in the O information policy department of the Administration of the city of Yalta.

Reference: In March 2020 of the year, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation discovered a sunken transport in the Black Sea. Together with the CPI RGS, underwater work was carried out, as a result of which the ship was identified as the ship «Armenia». November 7 1941 of the year, the ship, performing the tasks of a sanitary vessel, with several thousand evacuees on board, left Yalta for the last voyage. In 2021 year, as a result of a unique underwater operation, the vessel’s ship’s bell was raised from super-depth and transferred for restoration. In the same year, with the support of the Presidential Grants Fund, the “Armenia Motor Ship” project was launched. Remember everyone” — It is assumed that the ship’s bell will become part of the future memorial to the memory of the deceased passengers of ambulance transport in one of the cities of the Republic of Crimea.

Source: Department of Information Policy of the Yalta City Administration

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