The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov


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“Lena” – a support vessel of the Norwegian expedition on “Vega” by A. E. Nordenskiöld and Captain G. Johansen. In 1878, at the mouth of the Lena River, “Lena” broke up with “Vega” and went up the Lena River to Yakutsk. “Lena” was the first steamer reaching Yakutsk from the sea. She was in service at Lena River until the 1930s.

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