Rahmi M. Koç Museum discussed the Great Leader's love of the sea and the importance he gave to Turkish maritime at the "Commemoration of Atatürk" event on November 10. Within the scope of the event, the documentary titled "Atatürk's Ships", which was created by bringing together 36 sea vessels that Atatürk boarded, was screened. The exhibition titled "Atatürk's Ships", consisting of oil paintings, accompanied the participants.
Rahmi M. Koç Museum hosted a meaningful event on the 85th anniversary of the passing of the Great Leader Atatürk. At the "Commemoration of Atatürk" event organized in cooperation with Koç University Maritime Forum (KÜDENFOR) and Istanbul Rahmi M. Koç Museum, the importance given by the Great Leader to maritime was discussed.
The event, held in the conference hall of the museum, started with a moment of silence and the National Anthem at 10 on November 14.00. Istanbul Rahmi M. Koç Museum General Manager Mine Sofuoğlu and retired Rear Admiral and writer, KÜDENFOR Founding Director Cem Gürdeniz expressed their commemoration of Atatürk with respect, longing and gratitude in their opening speeches. Following the speeches, the documentary titled "Atatürk's Ships", prepared by journalist Gökhan Karakaş and naval historian Ali Bozoğlu, was shown to the participants.
The documentary was created by bringing together the 1918 sea vessels that Atatürk boarded between 1938 and 36, which are included in the book titled "Anatolian Blue" written by Karakaş and Bozoğlu, with a method used for the first time in Turkey. In the documentary prepared specifically for the 100th anniversary of the Republic, 29 sea people tell about the ships Atatürk boarded. Three-part documentary titled Anatolian Blue and Sea Eagle YouTube It can also be monitored from their accounts.
The commemoration event at the museum was closed with the exhibition titled "Atatürk's Ships" prepared by collector Erdem Cever. Participants who visited the exhibition had the opportunity to closely see the oil paintings depicting the sea vessels on which Atatürk boarded, including Savarona, Ertuğrul, Söğütlü and Gülcemal.