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  Vasily Mikhailovich Golovnin - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
VASILY MIKHAILOVICH GOLOVNIN (1776-1831), Russian vice-admiral, was born on the 20th of April 1776 in the village of Gulynki in the province of Ryazan, and received his education at the Cronstadt naval school.
Golovnin sailed round the Cape of Good Hope, and on the 5th of October 1809, arrived in Kamchatka.
In 1810, whilst attempting to survey the coast of the island of Kunashiri, he was seized by the Japanese, and was retained by them as a prisoner, until the 13th of October 1813, when he was liberated, and in the following year he returned to St Petersburg.
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 Vasily Golovnin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Golovnin graduated from the Naval College in 1792.
In 1811, Golovnin described and mapped the Kuril Islands from the Strait of Hope to the eastern shores of the Iturup Island (Etorofu in Japanese).
In 1821, Golovnin was appointed assistant director of the Naval College, and later in 1823 - General Quartermaster of the Fleet.
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GOLOVNIN, VASILY MIKHAILOVICH (1776-1831), Russian vice-admiral, was born on the loth of April 1776 in the village of Gulynki in the province of Ryazan, and received his education at the Cronstadt naval school.
In 181o, whilst attempting to survey the coast of the island of Kunashiri, he was seized by the Japanese, and was retained by them as a prisoner, until the 13th of October 1813, when he was liberated, and in the following year he returned to St Petersburg.
Golovnin published several works, of which the following are the most important:—Journey to Kamchatka (2 vols., 1819); Journey Round the World (2 vo1s., 1822) ; and Narrative of my Captivity in Japan, 2811–1813 (2 vols., 1816).
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Vasily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Vasily III (Vasily Ivanovich), 1479-1533, grand duke of Moscow (1505-33).
Perov, Vasily Grigoryevich, 1833-82, Russian historical, genre, and portrait painter.
Vasily's musical home from home; The youngest-ever conductor of the Liverpool Phil talks to Lew Baxter about the great honour of being offered the baton, and of his efforts to find a home onMerseyside.(Features)
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 Australian Antarctic Division - 28 January 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Water tanks from the Old Station are lifted onto a waiting barge for transport to the Vasily Golovnin.
Departing expeditioners are ferried to the Vasily Golovnin
Arriving on the Vasily were four new Davis expeditioners: optical physicists Ruth and John, and Radar engineers David and Daniel, all of whom have quickly settled in and begun work on their projects.
www.aad.gov.au /default.asp?casid=17538   (557 words)

 Historic California Posts: Fort Ross
The ranch of Vasily Khlebnikov, a Company employee, was located several miles inland, east of Bodega Bay in the upper Salmon Creek valley.
In eight years’ time, three brigs and a schooner were built at the cove, ranging in size from 160 to 200 tons, and in cost from 20,000 to 60,000 rubles each ($4,000 to $12,000).
Golovnin made a useful navigator’s map of the Bodega Bay area, with precise water depths and topographical features included.
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 Vasily Golovnin (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1801—1805, he served in the British fleet.
While exploring the Kunashir Island (Kunashiri in Japanese), Golovnin was taken prisoner by the Japanese.
Golovnin tutored a number of famous navigators like Fyodor Litke, Ferdinand Wrangel and others.
publicliterature.org.cob-web.org:8888 /en/wikipedia/v/va/vasily_golovnin.html   (236 words)

Talking to RIA Novosti April 20, officials at the Chukchee autonomous-area government's press center noted that the Vasily Golovnin dry-cargo carrier stored construction materials and equipment (that will be used to build a school and a daycare center), as well as 12 modular homes and other equipment, too.
The M/S Vasily Golovnin would be expected to reach Chukotka thrice by late June.
This decision, which was made by the management of the Chukotka trade company, will make it possible to deliver cargoes to villages on the Chukchee Peninsula and to launch construction work by early summer.
en.rian.ru /society/20050420/39707105-print.html   (210 words)

 content (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1809, Vasily Golovnin noted about ten wall-eyed shabby houses with fish bladders instead of glass in their windows, a Chief of Garrison's building, a warehouse and a few shops owned by the Russian-American Company.
Vasily Golovnin aptly noticed this fact in 1818: " We saluted the fortress with fire from seven cannons and were given an equal immediate response.
In February of 1850 Colonel-Major Vasily Zavoyko was appointed Governor of Kamchatka and Commander of the
www.kamchadal.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Frame-5-kamchatkahistorypage5.html?refresh=1161662472561   (3712 words)

 AllRefer.com - Vasily Mikhailovich Golovnin (Explorers, Travelers, And Conquerors) - Encyclopedia
Vasily Mikhailovich Golovnin[vusE´lyE mEkhI´luvich guluvnyEn´] Pronunciation Key, 1776–1831, Russian explorer and writer.
Sent in 1807 to make a geographical survey of Kamchatka and the Russian possessions in Alaska, he was captured and imprisoned (1811–13) by the Japanese.
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 The History of the Russian Navy. Maritime Expeditions.
Lieutenant-Commander Vasily Golovnin's sloop Diana became the first Russian-built warship to sail the Pacific.
For two years his ship was under the surveillance of a British squadron off the Cape of Good Hope, and for an additional two years the commander and six of his crew were held captive by the Japanese.
Undiscouraged by the rigors of his first long voyage, Commander Golovnin circumnavigated the globe aboard the sloop Kamchatka between 1817 and 1819.
www.navy.ru /history/hrn7-e.htm   (3370 words)

 Pravda.RU Exposition on Russo-Japanese relations opens in Kamchatka
It tells about Russian admiral Vasily Golovnin and Japanese merchant Takadaya Kaheya who stood at the sources of the two countries' relations.
In 1811, during the inventory of the Kurile islands, Vasily Golovnin with his team landed on the Kushnir island and was immediately taken prisoner by the Japanese.
According to his descendant Takadaya Kushiti, who is now visiting Kamchatka, the history of Vasily Golovnin and Takadaya Kaheya helped Japan, which had maintained relations only with the Netherlands, to become a more open country.
newsfromrussia.com /science/2003/08/13/49239.html   (2105 words)

 VASILY MIKHAILOVICH GO... - Article en ligne de l'information environ VASILY MIKHAILOVICH GO...
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objet le circumnavigation du globe en un bateau russe, et Golovnin a été nommé à la commande.
Golovnin a édité plusieurs travaux, dont ce qui suit sont les la plupart See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /fr/GOA_GRA/GOLOVNIN_VASILY_MIKHAILOVICH_17.html   (595 words)

 temps_perdu: July 2005 Archives
The Vasiliy Golovnin is able to carry cargo in four holds and is fitted with five cranes (maximum lift of 50 tonnes using two cranes in tandem) and a stern ramp.
In addition to its container capacity, the Vasiliy Golovnin also has specialised cargo spaces (refrigerated and hazardous) and a large vehicular deck below the aft hangar that is suitable for plant and equipment and other general cargo items that can be moved by forklift.
The Vasiliy Golovnin is one of a series of Vitus Bering class ships, and is a sister ship to the Xue Long, currently used by the Chinese Antarctic Expedition.
www.petermorse.com.au /archives/2005_07.html   (2205 words)

 Fort Ross Cultural   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1818, Vasily Nikolaevich Golovnin, Russian Naval Captain of the Kamchatka, visited northern California, stopping at Fort Ross and Bodega Bay.
Golovnin describes meeting Chief Valenila, who “wanted more Russians to settle among them in order to protect them from Spanish oppression.
He begged me for a Russian flag, explaining that he wanted to raise it as a sign of friendship and peace whenever Russian ships should appear near the shore.” Golovnin drew this map of Rumiantsev Bay (Bodega Bay) during his inspection of the colony in 1818.
www.fortrossinterpretive.org /Frames/fr_cultural.html   (6925 words)

Also: the Vasily Golovnin (also known as Voyage 4) will arrive at Davis tomorrow morning at around 6 a.m.
This means we get a chance to send out some letters, get some more fresh food, farewell a few friends who are leaving, welcome a dozen or so new faces to the base, and drink with the Russian crew in the bar in the meantime.
Promptly rumours went around that the Vasily was taking everyone to Singapore, leading to general consternation and prompting an official denial of this story by Rachael.
nerdling.net /slushpile/050118.html   (1251 words)

 Remarks: "Meeting of Frontiers" Conference (European Reading Room,Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While these eight voyages are our main subjects, we include Vasily Golovnin among our illustrious mariners and Mikhail Tikhanov of his expedition among our featured and most honored expedition artists.
Of objects collected on his voyages, I found only a visored hat in the History Museum in Tallinn--nothing that could be identified with him in the Russian museums or archives.
It also is time for a major history of the science of these voyages, expanding and deepening the fine effort begun by Jacques Brosse in 1983.
www.loc.gov /rr/european/mofc/smith.html   (2871 words)

 Role Play with Real Characters
In 1817 at 18 years of age, he traveled to Russian America (Alaska) as a passenger on the brig Kamchatka, with Golovnin.
As a passenger on the sloop Kamchatka with Captain Golovnin, he sailed around the world to the Kamchatka region.
In 1817 he traveled on the round the world voyage with Golovnin and the sloop Kamchatka.
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 VASILY MIKHAILOVICH GO... - Online Information article about VASILY MIKHAILOVICH GO...
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Search over 40,000 articles from the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.
ship, and Golovnin was appointed to the command.
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 Kuril Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This was because the Edo Shogunate controlled islands south of Iturup and had guards stationed on those islands to prevent incursions by foreigners.
Because a Japanese seaman, Takataya Kahei, was also captured by a Russian vessel near Kunashir, Japan and Russia entered into negotiations to establish the border between the two countries (1813).
In the 18th and early 19th centuries, the Kuril Islands were explored by Danila Antsiferov, I.Kozyrevsky, Ivan Yevreinov, Fyodor Luzhin, Martin Shpanberg, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Vasily Golovnin, and Henry James Snow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kuriru   (1561 words)

 The Emergence of Japan as a Western Text, 2
In 1641 Dutch trade was limited to Dejima, a 130-acre artificial island at the opening of Nagasaki Bay, and thereafter, apart from the odd landing party forced at once to leave, the odd raid on a coastal outpost, and a small cadre of imprisoned Russians—naval lieutenant Vasily Golovnin and comrades, from 1811 to 1813
The major exception was the work of naval lieutenant Vasily Golovnin, whose best-selling accounts of Japan and the Japanese were based on two years in prison at Hakodate.
The few European works describing Japan that had appeared during the years of seclusion came almost exclusively from those attached to the Dutch factory at Dejima, and though several of these are remarkable given the limitations on access to information,
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Reading itself was very important to Edo Japan, at the time one of the most highly literate societies in the world, particularly in urban areas.
Russian Vice Admiral Vasily Golovnin remarked of observations made during his time spent in captivity in Japan from 1811-1813, "there were no Japanese who could not read or write." Of course, the reading with which we are concerned is for leisure and entertainment; that which is associated with popular culture.
Some centuries earlier, a well respected and influential Confucian scholar named Zhu Xi developed a theory on reading called Dushu Fa 読書法, which involves a very ritualized and immersive approach to reading.
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 Business weekly "Golden Horn"
With large ice floes drifting in Anadyr Bay and posing threat to ships, the m/v "Igarka" and m/v "Vasily Golovnin" offload cargo and the m/v "Abakan" is only coming to Anadyr port.
Ice may block the entrance to the bay and even the specialized ship "Vasily Burkhanov" will have difficulty in breaking its way through this ice.
Over 1,300 apartment units with a total floor space exceeding 113,000 square meters were built in Primorye during 9 months of 2002, a 59% increase on same period a year ago.
www.zrpress.ru /2002/086/ecnt.htm   (1340 words)

 Sergei Lavrov Defended South Kuriles - Kommersant Moscow
True, the Japanese were pleased by the fact that the long-promised visit of the Russian President would take place before the end of the year.
The ITAR-TASS correspondent in Tokyo, VASILY GOLOVNIN, gives more details specially for Kommersant.
A two-day visit to Tokyo by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, began with a slightly extraordinary event.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?id=582028   (1214 words)

He, like no one else, understands the Belarus mentality." This survey is based on 71 reports from nine countries, Nov.
EDITOR: Mildred Sola Neely RUSSIA EUROPE RUSSIA: "For Russia, Albright Means Pressure" Nationalist, opposition Sovetskaya Rossiya (12/10) ran this comment by Vasily Safronchuk: "No doubt, anti-Communist Albright, ideologically close to the current Russian leaders, may find them nice to talk to.
Naturalized Americans, especially those from Eastern Europe, are known for an utter intolerance of anti- Americanism, however slight, which is rare these days, and very susceptible to any attempt by Moscow to dictate to former satellite states.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/belarus/mr961210.htm   (4130 words)

 Golovnin, Vasily Mikhailovich - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Digital media researcher to create “virtual Antarctica” : Media Releases : News : The University of ...
A Melbourne researcher has won a prestigious Australian Antarctic Division Arts Fellowship to visit Casey, Mawson and Davis bases this summer to record video and photographic images for a 3D virtual reality representation of the frozen continent.
Dr Peter Morse, a lecturer and researcher in Digital Media in the University of Melbourne’s School of Creative Arts, will travel aboard the Russian ice-breaker Vasily Golovnin for a two-month stint in Antarctica.
The visit will be documented in an online multimedia project - www.antarcticavirtua.net - and incorporate digitally generated images, video and written blogs, and even a book, which will be written entirely online.
uninews.unimelb.edu.au /articleid_2990.html   (687 words)

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Milner will be discussing the RCN's "secret war" in US waters from 1939-1942 2005 - The Arctic navigation season opened in the Russian Far East.
The Vasily Golovnin vessel of the Far Eastern Sea Shipping Company delivered 6,000 tonnes of construction materials and equipment to the Chukotka village of Khatyrka for building a secondary school and apartment houses.
The vessel will make three trips to Chukotka before the end of June and deliver freight to Anadyr, Egvekinot and the port of Providenia.
www.seawaves.com /newsletters/TDIH/may/03May.txt   (3711 words)

 Hawaii's History in 1818 - Hawaii History - 1818
Inspiritor of American missionaries, Opukahaia (Henry Obookiah), dies from typhus in Cornwall, Conneticut.
The Russian sloop Kamchatka, under Captain Vasily Golovnin, visits O`ahu and Hawai`i as part of an expedition reporting on Russian activity in the North Pacific.
The Argentina arrives under command of Captain Hypolite Bouchard to round up a gang of South American pirates hiding out in the Islands.
www.hulasearch.com /Hawaiis-History-in-1818-102.cfm   (154 words)

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