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Anna Shchetinina
also called Anna Ivanovna Shchetinina

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  1. Shchetinina, Anna Ivanovna — world's first woman ship-captain on a long journey Shchetinina was born at the Oceanic Station near Vladivostok

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  2. February 26 1908 — September 25 1999

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  3. In 1925 she joined the navigation department of the Vladivostok Nautical Technical School

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  4. After finishing the Technical School she worked in Kamchatka, where she pursued a path from simple sailor to captain

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  5. At the age of 24 she received her navigator's diploma, and at 27 became the world's first female long-distance ship's captain

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  6. In 1935 she was honored throughout the world after leading the ship Chavich through the polar ice to the Far East

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