Nikolai Nikitich Lipkin (? - 1855 ) - Russian naval officer, hero of the Sevastopol Defense .
|Nikolay Nikitich Lipkin|
|Date of death||April 25, 1855|
|Place of death||Sevastopol|
|Type of army||fleet|
|Rank||2nd rank captain|
|Battles / wars||Defense of Sevastopol|
|Awards and prizes||Order of St. Anne 4th Art. (1828), Order of St. Anne , 3rd art. (1828), Order of St. George , 4th art. (1850).|
He studied at the Naval Cadet Corps since 1820, after which he was promoted to midshipman in 1824 and cruised in the German Sea on the frigate "Patrician".
Made in midshipman in 1827, he was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet and on the ship "Paris" participated in the capture of the fortresses of Anapa and Varna in 1828, for which he was awarded the Order of St. Anne of the 3rd and 4th degree. Carrying out naval campaigns and rising in ranks, captain-lieutenant Lipkin November 26, 1850 for the immaculate length of service 25 years in officer ranks was awarded the Order of St. George 4th degree (No. 8505 according to the list of Stepanov - Grigorovich ).
In 1854 and 1855, Lipkin was in the garrison defending Sevastopol when he was wounded by fragments of a bomb in both hands, with a fracture of the radius; receiving relief, although not owning his right hand, he again appeared on the 4th bastion, where, commanding the right flank, he was shell-shocked in the head, but continued to remain on the bastion. For this matter, he was promoted to captain of the 2nd rank. On April 25, 1855, Lipkin was shot dead through the chest.
- Russian Biographical Dictionary : In 25 volumes / under the supervision of A. A. Polovtsov. 1896-1918.
- Stepanov V.S., Grigorovich P.I. In memory of the centennial of the imperial Military Order of the Holy Great Martyr and Victorious George. (1769-1869). - SPb. , 1869.