Hanko

What is Hanko known for?


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it was a well-known Danish theatre.


important victory

7, 1714 Greg. (Gregorian calendar) during the Great Northern War (1700–21), in the waters of Riilahti Bay, north of the Hanko Peninsula, near the site of the modern-day city of Hanko, Finland, between the Swedish Navy and Imperial Russian Navy. It was the first important victory of the Russian fleet in its history. In Finland, Russian sailors scuttled four submarines in the harbor of Hanko on 3 April, just before the 10,000-strong German Baltic Sea Division landed in support of the White side in the Finnish Civil War. The


submarines

into the Gulf of Finland, bypassing the Salpausselkä. The Kymi River flows from Päijänne into the Gulf of Finland. An artificial breach from the Lakeland is the Saimaa Canal, from Saimaa at Lappeenranta into the Gulf of Finland at Viipuri (Russian: Вы́борг). The fleet operated 355 ton submarines made by Electric Boat Co. (General Dynamics Electric Boat) in the United States. Four of these submarines, AG 11, AG 12 (Russian submarine AG 16), AG 15 and Russian submarine AG

16 AG 16 were scuttled in the harbour of Hanko on April 3, 1918, just before the 10,000-strong German Baltic Sea Division landed in support of the Whites (White movement) in the Finnish Civil War. During the war the fleet was aided by a detachment of British submarines (British submarine flotilla in the Baltic). These subs were scuttled by their crews near the Harmaja lighthouse outside Helsinki on April 4, 1918.

7, 1714 Greg. (Gregorian calendar) during the Great Northern War (1700–21), in the waters of Riilahti Bay, north of the Hanko Peninsula, near the site of the modern-day city of Hanko, Finland, between the Swedish Navy and Imperial Russian Navy. It was the first important victory of the Russian fleet in its history. In Finland, Russian sailors scuttled four submarines in the harbor of Hanko on 3 April, just before the 10,000-strong


major summer

a traditional fixture on the Finnish social scene, and is the town's major summer event. Sailing enthusiasts attend in order to compete, bu there are also others, mostly young people, with little or no interest in sailing, who attend only in order to party and drink. The latter constitute the so-called "Regatta tail", which is not appreciated by most of the town's residents. Other traditional summer activities are the "Tennis Week", the "Sea Horse" riding competitions


traditional games

, and is presently used as a restaurant. The Catalina Casino, a famous landmark overlooking Avalon Harbor on Santa Catalina Island, California, has never been used for traditional games of chance, which were already outlawed in California by the time it was built. The country's foreign policy had been based on multilateralism


unique natural

and unique natural and historical places. Navigation has long been the dominant activity in the gulf. The major port cities and their functions are, in Russia: Saint Petersburg (Big port Saint Petersburg) (all kinds of goods), Kronstadt (container shipping), Lomonosov (general cargo, containers, metals), Vyborg (general cargo), Primorsk (Primorsk, Leningrad Oblast) (oil and petroleum products), Vysotsk (oil and coal), Ust-Luga (coal, timber, containers); http


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with coastal guns. After five minutes of firing by four coastal guns, the cruiser had been damaged by near misses and retreated. The destroyers remained undamaged, but ''Kirov'' suffered 17 dead and 30 wounded. The Soviets already knew the locations of the Finnish coastal batteries, but were surprised by their firing range. Silvast (1999) (#Silvast), pp. 694–696 Image:Sveaborg bombed.jpg thumb left Bombardment of Battle


current appearance

tower . Both of them received their current appearance after World War II, as their predecessors were either damaged or destroyed by the Soviet Armed Forces. Scandlines serve the link between Hanko and Rostock since October 2007 four times a week with two RoRo-vessel. The trip takes some 36 hours. Events left thumb 200px Restaurants by the marina in the busy summer tourist season. (File:Hankoo restaurants marina July 10 2005.jpg) The ''Hangon Regatta'' has been


construction period

'' for €310 million. Valio was founded in 1905 by 17 co-operative dairies. The original name of the company was ''Voivienti-osuusliike Valio r.l'', or "Butter Export Cooperative Valio". The company was originally based in Hanko and the most important market was England. For the construction period, Nord Stream AG created a logistic center in Gotland. Other interim stock yards are located in Mukran, in Kotka, in Hanko (Finland) and in Karlshamn (Sweden). ref name


wooden buildings

Hanko

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