Ivan Travkin

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Ivan Vasilyevich Travkin (Russian: Иван Васильевич Травкин; September 11 [O.S. August 30] 1908, Naro-Fominsk, Russia – June 14, 1985, Moscow) was a Soviet submarine commander, Captain 1st Rank, Hero of the Soviet Union (April 20, 1945).[1]

He was commander of the submarines ShCh-303 (Щ-303) and K-52. After his discharge from the Navy, in 1956, he lived and worked in Moscow.[1]

Ivan Vasilyevich Travkin is buried in the Kuntsevo Cemetery, Moscow.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Hero of the Soviet Union medal.png  Ivan Travkin at the "Герои страны" ("Heroes of the Country") website (Russian)