ROMANOV FAMILY: ORIGINAL IMPERIAL “STANDART”
OF TSAR PETER THE GREAT
Most Romanov history buffs know of “The Standard”, the beloved imperial yacht which belonged to the Romanov family. But did you know that the original “Standart” belonged to another member of the Romanov family – Tsar Peter the Great? Frigate “The Standart” – the first ship in the Baltic navy, was built on orders of Peter the Great on 24 April, 1703.