Since 1918 in Soviet Navy. 1938-1939 Chief of Staff, then 1939-1947 Commander, Baltic Fleet. 1948-1949 Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Far East.
1949-1952 Chief, Hydrographic Board, USSR General Staff. 1952-1956 exec, posts, USSR General Staff Academy. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1937 convocation.
1939 elected member, Auditing Commission, Central Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks).