Konstantin Makarov

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Konstantin Valentinovich Makarov
Born 18 June 1931
Died 3 August 2011(2011-08-03) (aged 80)
Moscow
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Navy
Years of service 1949–1992
Rank Admiral of the Fleet
Commands held Baltic Fleet
Awards Order of Lenin
Order of the October Revolution
Order of the Red Banner
Order of the Red Star - twice

Konstantin Valentinovich Makarov (Russian: Константи́н Валенти́нович Мака́ров) (1931–2011) was a Soviet Navy Admiral of the Fleet[1]

  • 1943 - Makarov completed the naval preparatory school
  • 1949 - Entered the Soviet Navy
  • 1953 - Graduating from the Baltic Higher Naval School, he served aboard diesel submarines in the Black Sea Fleet
  • 1960 - He completed the Advanced Special Officers' Course
  • 1963 - Appointed commanding officer of a diesel submarine
  • 1967 - Completed the Naval Academy
  • - Appointed commanding officer of a nuclear submarine, Northern Fleet
  • 1971 - Chief of Staff of a Division of nuclear submarines, Northern Fleet
  • 1972 - Commander, Division of nuclear submarines, Northern Fleet
  • 1975 - Deputy Head, Operational Directorate, Main Navy Staff
  • 1981 - Chief of Staff/1st Deputy Commander, Baltic Fleet
  • 1985 - Completed the General Staff Academy
  • 1985 - Commander, Baltic Fleet
  • 1985-92 - Chief of Main Navy Staff/1st Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Navy
  • 1989 - Promoted to Fleet Admiral
  • 1992 - Retired
  • 2011 - Died [2]

References[edit]

  • В. Д. Доценко. Морской биографический словарь. Санкт-Петербург: «LOGOS», 1995. — С.262
  • Военная энциклопедия в 8 томах. М.:Военное издательство, 1994—2004. — Т.5.
  1. ^ Redstar (Russian) obituary
  2. ^ Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 Aug 2011 http://www.redstar.ru/