The book describes the history of the appearance in the Soviet Union of one of the largest in the west of the country, the modern at that time fishing organization “Pioneer Base “Oceanrybflot.” The team’s labor achievements were appreciated by the country’s leadership. Perestroika destroyed the city-forming enterprise to the ground. But people’s memory cannot be erased. Read it, dear reader, and remember that.
The captain of long-distance sailing Simonov Vyacheslav Fyodorovich was born on August 10, 1938, in Stalingrad. On August 23, 1942, miraculously survived. In 1959 he graduated from the maritime school in Odessa, in 1975 the Baltic State Academy in Kaliningrad. All life has passed in the seas and oceans on fishing boats.