The Imperial Yacht "Standart"
The model of the Imperial Yacht "Standart" is currently being completed by the famous Russian master Alexei Baranov. The scale of the model is 1:48, (the longest model is 2.6 meters). During the construction, a very rare "vintage" style is used, using the wood of the pink alpine pear and the exact brass casting.
A Brief History of the Imperial Yacht
The ship was founded October 1, 1893 as an imperial yacht at the Danish shipyard "Burmeister and Vine" by the decree of Emperor Alexander III. It was the favorite vessel of Emperor Nicholas II. In 1933-1936, was converted into a minefield and renamed Marti. Participated in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. In 1948 the ship served as a floating barracks and wore the name "Oka". In 1965, it was cut into scrap metal for dilapidation.