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On the destroyer, which sank in Primorye more than 100 years ago, a memorial plaque was installed

On the destroyer M-208, which sank in 1904 during the Russian-Japanese war in the Peter the Great Bay in Primorye, Russian divers installed a memorial plaque.

"The memorial plaque is installed at a depth of 30 meters. Now it is necessary for the ship to receive the status of a monument. So far, the legislative base for objects of underwater cultural heritage is incomplete," the chairman of the underwater research section of the Primorsky branch of the Russian Geographical Society Roman told Interfax-Dalniy Vostok on Friday Fadeev.

He also added that an exhibition dedicated to this destroyer was opened in February at the Voroshilovskaya Battery branch of the Pacific Fleet Museum on Russky Island in Vladivostok. Here you can see artifacts raised by divers from the sunken ship, photographs of expeditions, drawings, historical documents.

During the Russian-Japanese war 4 July 1904, the destroyer M-208 of the Russian imperial fleet, leaving the naval base of Vladivostok to patrol the waters of the Peter the Great Bay, sank on a Japanese mine and sank in the area of ​​Skrypleva Island.

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