The monograph is well-known expert on naval edged weapons candidate of naval Sciences, associate Professor, captain 1st rank in retirement I. P. Sukhanov on the history of Maritime and Dirks award (Golden, Ann and George with the inscription "For courage") and their equipment. Described the combat and the way of life of a number of admirals
and officers of the domestic fleet, daggers which are transferred for permanent storage in the Museum. The author also tells about the author's daggers, made in the workshops of St. Petersburg("Mezhov", "Koval", "Echo") and Chrysostom ("Practice"). The book uses archival sources, official documents and historical materials.
Number of pages: 344