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Order of Nakhimov
is one of the highest naval awards in former USSR and nominally in Russian Federation, along with the order of Ushakov
The Order of Ushakov was one of the highest naval awards of the Soviet Union among the Order of Nakhimov and it active is up to this day. Its name commemorates the Admiral Fyodor Ushakov, who never lost a battle and was proclaimed patron saint of the Russian Navy.The order was instituted during...
. Established on March 3, 1944, it has two classes, both of them feature an anchor-shaped star. However the first class has a golden elements and red and blue enamel.
The first class was awarded 82 times, including the naval units, such as 1st torpedo-boat brigade of Sevastopol
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and 1st Red Banner
Red Banner was a symbol of the USSR associated with the Soviet state flag.Military units, institutions and organizations awarded with the Order of the Red Banner are referred to with the honorific title "of the Red Banner" Red Banner was a symbol of the USSR associated with the Soviet state...
torpedo-boat brigade of the Baltic Fleet
The Twice Red Banner Baltic Fleet - is the Russian Navy's presence in the Baltic Sea. In previous historical periods, it has been part of the navy of Imperial Russia and later the Soviet Union. The Fleet gained the 'Twice Red Banner' appellation during the Soviet period, indicating two awards of...
. The second class was awarded 469 times, including two naval units. The order is to be worn on the right side of the chest.