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Petrovskiy dry dock

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Big dry dock's construction in the Kronstadt begun in 1719 by the order of Peter the Great. It should be finished in 1721 but construction works drew out to a great length because of weather, hard soil, high death-rate of working peoples, thievery among contractors and etc. Ordinary quality of national projects execution in this country.

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