Zarya (Russian: Заря, Sunrise or Dawn) was a steam- and sail-powered brig used by the Russian Academy of Sciences for a polar exploration during 1900–1903.

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Zarya in 1902 during her second wintering
History
Norway
NameHarald Harfager
BuilderBrinchs Verft, Oslo, Norway
Launched1873
Russia
NameZarya
OwnerRussian Academy of Sciences
BuilderBrinchs Verft, Oslo, Norway
CostPurchased for ₽60,000
Launched1873
Acquired1899
Commissioned1900
Decommissioned1902
In service1900
Out of service1902
FateSunk by her crew and abandoned due to having suffered too much damage
General characteristics
Class and typeBarque
Tons burthen450 tons
Draught5 m
PropulsionSteam engine
Sail planbarkentine
ComplementCrew of 20
ArmamentNone
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