Saint-Petersburg Club of Submariners and Navy Veterans (The Saint-Petersburg Submariners' club) - Regional public organization. Registered by the Department of Justice of St. Petersburg on August 15, 1996 , registration N 889-ЮР.
The St. Petersburg Club of Submariners Sailors (CLC) was formed on November 25, 1994 at the initiative of several retired submarines of the 3rd Northern Fleet submarine flotilla as an independent, non-profit, voluntary society. The main goal of the Club was social assistance to active and retired naval officers and their families. During its existence, the Club has become an international organization and has expanded the scope of activities.
- Honorary President of the Club, Rear Admiral, Hero of the Russian Federation Alexander Aleksandrovich Berzin
- Chairman of the Club Council, Captain 1st Rank Igor Kirillovich Kurdin
The club holds regular meetings between Russian and foreign submariners and those interested in the history of the fleet - from students to writers, researchers and teachers. St. Petersburg submariners took part in the creation of several documentary and feature films, such as " Hostile Waters " (USA), " K-19 " (USA), " 72 meters " (Russia) .
- Joining forces and coordinating the activities of public associations, parts and organizations of the Navy, industrial enterprises, military educational institutions in the interests of promoting the marine idea of Russia and providing patronage assistance to the Navy;
- Assistance to former submariners and their families in matters of social protection, social adaptation and employment;
- Perpetuating the memory of dead sailors and exploits of submariners;
- Military-patriotic education of youth;
- Journalistic and military-historical activity;
- The international cooperation;
- Organization of cultural and leisure activities.
Club Members and Members
The Club has more than 3,000 members from Russia, the CIS countries and 25 foreign countries. Among the members of the Club are such famous people as writers Viktor Konetsky , Nikolai Cherkashin, actor Peter Velyaminov . The club has established friendly relations with many foreign organizations of submariners and sailors, such as the US Navy League, International Association of Submariners, Great Britain, and the Association of Submariners of France. Among the foreign members of the Club are such famous personalities as Admiral Bob Long, writers Tom Clancy , Alan White , Peter Hohthausen , Roger Dunham , Jean Marie Matei , actors Harrison Ford , Liam Neeson . One of the youngest members of the Club is Nakhimovets Sergei Isaenko (whose father died at the Kursk nuclear submarine ). There are 86 women in the Club, most of whom are widows of submariners. Among the members of the Club are more than 300 foreign citizens from 25 countries. Most foreign members are US citizens, as well as from countries such as the UK , France , Germany , Italy , India, Poland , Israel , Argentina , Chile , Canada , Sweden , Japan and other countries. More than 400 members of the Club live in the 31st region of Russia and the CIS.
Club representations and fraternal organizations
- 45th International Submariners Congress 2008, Gdynia, Poland
- Commonwealth of Polish submariners
- 46th International Submariners Convention 2009, San Diego, USA
- Club Representation The United States (United States Office Representing The St. Petersburg Submariners' Club)
- International Association of Submariners. United Kingdom (The International Submariners Association, Great Britain)
- French Submariners Association. (Association Générale Amicale des Sous-mariniers (AGASM), La France)
- The International Submariners Association, USA
- Australian Submariners Association
- Pacific Fleet Submariners Club
- International Association of Public Organizations of Submarine Veterans and Submariners
- Kiev city association of submarine veterans
- Commonwealth of submarine veterans Gadzhievo
- U.S. Submarin League
- Argentina Submarine Association
- Israel Submarine Association
The club is an open organization, whose members can be all those who are connected with the sea and who care about the ideals of the sea fraternity, which is why shipbuilders, scientists, writers, journalists, artists, and other representatives of the creative intelligentsia are represented in it. Corporate members of the Club are more than 60 organizations. According to the Charter of the Club, members of the Club can be citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of foreign countries who have reached 18 years of age and legal entities - public associations that recognize the Charter of the Organization, pay membership fees and contribute to solving practical problems, and achieve the charter goals of the club. Admission to the Club of submariners is voluntary, on the basis of a written application (questionnaire), on the recommendation of at least two Club members. At the same time, an entrance fee is paid, the amount of which is established by the Club Council. Remote admission to the Club of Submariners Sailors is possible. After making the entry fee, a certificate and sign of a member of the Club is issued. The procedure for making entrance and membership fees is determined individually.
- Official site of the St. Petersburg Navy Submariners Club
- Naval Submarin League U.S. Submariner League
- International Submariners Association / USA International Submariners Association, USA
- Association Générale Amicale des Sous-mariniers (AGASM), La France French Submariners Association (AGASM)
- Home Page of the United States Office Representing The St. Petersburg Submariners' Club Club Online Representation in the USA
- 46th International Submariners Convention 2009, San Diego, USA 45th International Submariners Congress 2008, Gdynia, Poland
- Official site of the film "72 meters"