On October 1st, stamp "100 years of shipbuilding plant ”Severnaya verf” is issued.


The shipbuilding plant “Severnaya Verf” was founded in 1912 as Putilovskaya shipbuilding verf. The first ships were already laid in 1913. During 1914-1918 the plant repaired ships, refitted steamers, produced ammunition. From 1920s passenger and cargo ships were built here, the equipment for various branches of industrial, agricultural and construction machinery were manufactured. In 1930s the Verf built destroyers and frigates, and during the Great Patriotic War - barges for Ladoga military fleet were made, carriages and shields for canons, artillery grounds and missiles were manufactured. In the postwar years, the plant has released the sea and river cargo, passenger and fishing vessels and etc. At present JSC Shipbuilding plant «Severnaya Verf» is one of the leading enterprises of the Russian defense industry.

The stamp depicts an anchor in the background of the ship, standing in the dock.

Design: A. Povarihin.

Denomination: 15 rub.

Size of stamp: 37x37 mm.

Form of issue: sheet of 9 (3x3) stamps.

Circulation: 333 thousand copies. (37 thousand sheets).


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