Sport: Sailor

In 1904, Admiral Stefan Makaroff, commanding the Russian fleet in the Pacific, was the hero of a celebrated marine catastrophe when he went down with his ship in one of the early battles of the war with Japan. His son, Vadim Stefan Makaroff, first arrived in the U. S. in 1917 as assistant naval attache at Washington, returned to help Admiral Kolchak fight the Bolsheviks. Back in the U. S. in 1921 to get a job. he worked for Midwest Refining Co., helped introduce the diamond drill, perfected a system of freezing orange...

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