A fragment of the documentary 'Lighthouses are Shrines of Seas' ("Маяки - святыни морей") shot by the Soviet Defence Ministry studio, screenwriter L.Basis, director N.Pavlova, camera by V.Fokeyev, 1984.
Electronic mass-media and paper magazines greatly assisted drawing of the public concern to the destiny of the last lightship that survived in Russia and campaigned for its preservation as a memorial vessel.
News piece by Rossiya TV channel from the opening of Irbensky lightship for the public at the World Ocean Musesum premises, Kaliningrad, Russia. 15 December 2017
Russian Historical Society tells a story about renovation of the Irbensky lightship
News pieces of Rossiya TV channel, September, 2017.
Svetlana Sivkova, head of the World Ocean Museum explains her vision of how the renovated lightship will accomodate, enlighten and entertain the visitors. KLOPS news agency, 2017
TKT TV channel on Irbensky lightship renovation and relocation
Broadcasting companies TRO and Rossiya on the arrival of the lightship to Kaliningrad after repairs in Saint-Petersburg, July 2017
Broadcasting company Rossiya-Culture about preparations to tow the repaired lightship from Kronstadt Shipyard in St.Petersburg tо the World Ocean Museum in Kaliningrad, June 2017
Broadcasting company NTV about the transfer of Irbenskiy lightship from the navy base in Lomonosov to the Kronstadt Shipyard, across the Eastern edge of the Gulf of Finland, November 2016
Broadcasting company Rossiya, news block in Saint-Petersburg about the campaign for the preservation of the Irbenskiy lightship.
Broadcasting company Rossiya, news block in Saint-Petersburg about the Irbenskiy lightship, the only surviving vessel of such kind that is on the way to get scrapped.
Article about a campaign to save Irbenskiy lightship in Lighthouse Digest, USA, 2009
Article about Russian lightships in historical magazine Citadel, Russia, 2010
World Ocean Museum - new home of Irbenskiy lightship