On the Nevsky Shipyard, the Soviet cannon, raised from the bottom of the Neva, is being restored.
2020 is declared to Russian Federation for Year of memory and glory in commemoration of the 75 anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Within 45 days, the Neva River was examined in the area of the battles that took place on the Nevsky Patch bridgehead.
On May 20, 2020, at the bottom of the Neva in the Kirovsky region at a depth of 10 meters, a 76-mm regimental cannon of the 1927 model was discovered in a stowed position. The ceremonial lifting of the cannon of the sunken during the crossing of the Red Army in October 1941 from the bottom of the Neva took place on June 14, 2020. The cannon from a 20-meter depth, from the captivity of silt and algae was taken out using divers and a multi-ton floating crane. After raising it turned out that the cannon is in almost perfect condition.
To carry out restoration work, the cannon was delivered to the Nevsky Shipyard on June 15, 2020.
As part of the implementation of the recovery program, the shipyard carried out sandblasting and sludge treatment. Next - paint the cannon and restore the destroyed armor plate.
After restoration, the cannon will be installed in the open area of the museum.
Previously, Nevsky Shipyard repeatedly restored tanks from the collection of the “Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad” Museum-Reserve and other memorial sites of the Leningrad Region.