Soviet Medal of Ushakov #5970
To Senior Seaman Nikolai Nikolayevich Ivanov (Николай Николаевич Иванов)
Made of solid silver. Measurements; 35.74 mm in width; 48.28 mm in height. Weight; 31.1 gram without its suspension. Featuring admiral Ushakov surrounded by 84 ‘pearls’. The serial number, “5970”, is located on the reverse of the medal. The minimum known serial number is 9 and the maximum 15704.
This Medal of Ushakov is in excellent condition. There are several dings and small scratches and the higher laying parts show light wear although the details are perfectly visible. All parts of the suspension are original and time period including the silver chain, the ribbon and the double layer steel suspension itself. Its connection ring has not been cut.
Brief, concrete description of his feat of arms:
“He is one of the crew members who were saved from a ship sunk by an enemy submarine.
Throughout the Patriotic War he was involved in the fight against enemy proximity mines. Serving as helmsman, he ensured the ship maneuvered perfectly while sweeping mines in adverse weather conditions.
He deserves the Medal of Ushakov. ”
The full translation of the research: Translation_Ivanov