King Edward VII and Tsar Nicholas II bypass operation team on the yacht “Standart”, 1908.
The Standart was an Imperial Russian yacht serving Emperor Nicholas II and his family, being in her time (late 19th/early 20th century) the largest Imperial Yacht afloat. After the Russian Revolution the ship was placed in drydock until 1936, when she was converted to a minelayer. During World War II, she participated in the defense of Leningrad.
Catalogue of Russian imperial yacht. Publisher “EGO”. St. Petersburg, 1997.