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Vice-Admiral YEGOR ANDREEVICH TOMKO

Postby aukepalmhof » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:50 pm

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Yegor Andreevich Tomko ( Belorussian Yagor Andreevich Tomka, born August 3, 1935 , village of Leonovtsy , Vitebsk region – died April 1, 2008 , St. Petersburg ) - Soviet military commander, Hero of the Soviet Union , commander of the 11th division of nuclear submarines of the Red Banner Northern fleet, vice-admiral.

Biography
His real name is Tomka. Born August 3, 1935 in the village of Levonovtsy now Miory district Vitebsk region of Belarus in a peasant family. Member of the CPSU since 1957.
In the Navy since 1954. In 1958 he graduated from the Higher Naval School named after MV Frunze.

Commander of the Red Banner Northern Fleet division of multipurpose submarines such as Scat, Project 670 and Granit, Project 949 with cruise missiles on board, Captain 1st Rank Tomko EA, for the purpose of mastering new technology, from August 26 to September 7, 1978 participated in the transition under the ice of the Arctic from the North to the Pacific Fleet of two submarines, being the oldest aboard the nuclear submarine " K-212 " (commander - captain 3rd rank Gusev AA ). Another submarine " K-325 " was commanded by Captain 2nd Rank Lushin VP

By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of November 4, 1978, for the successful performance of the command's tasks and courage and bravery shown to Captain 1 rank Tomko Yegor Andreyevich was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

At the end of 1984, Rear Admiral Tomko EA became commander of the Higher Naval School of Scuba Diving named after the Lenin Komsomol (Leningrad).
In 1990 he lost to A. A. Sobchak a lawsuit on the protection of honour and dignity. EA Tomko brought an official apology to AA Sobchak.
Since February 1992 in retirement. Lived in St. Petersburg. He was the chairman of the board of the international fund of sailors-submariners and veterans of the submarine fleet.
He died on April 1, 2008.

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Belarus 2018 M sg?, scott? (The Russian submarine class is not identified, who has her class or name.)
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