|“Perseus” – the first Soviet research ship.
Unused Illustrated Envelop
|Envelop Description||Perseus was the first Soviet research ship.
Perseus was constructed as a sealer (seal hunting ship) by industrialist E. V. Mogučim at Onega, Russia on the White Sea in 1916.
Over the years of its voyages, Perseus undertook many expeditions (between 80 and 99, according to various estimates) in the northern seas – the Barents Sea, Greenland, the Kara Sea, and the coasts of Novaya Zemlya, Franz Josef Land, Jan Mayen, and Svalbard.
|Type||Unused Illustrated Envelop|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1979|