Сегодня родилась Щетинина Анна Ивановна
On February 26, 1908 Shchetinina Anna Ivanovna was born. This is the first-ever woman who was a sea captain. Anna studied in naval technical school, then married a seaman. After the graduation of technical school she worked at Kamchatka where passed a way from the simple sailor to the captain. At the age of 24 years Anna gained the mate diploma, and in 27 she became the first-ever female sea captain. She became famous for her first trip in 1935 around the world, having carried out the cargo steamship "Chinook" from Hamburg through Odessa and Singapore in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. On March 20, 1938 Anna Ivanovna was appointed the first chief of fish port of the city of Vladivostok.