Mega-yacht owned by Russian billionaire passes Massena, Ogdensburg on St. Lawrence Seaway
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 2:08 pm

The mega-yacht Luna passed by St. Lawrence County this weekend, according to local photographer Alex Ashley, of Norwood, who submitted this photo.

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who reportedly owns the world’s largest yacht, also owns this one, according to Ashley. He said the massive yacht is now anchored between the American (Alexandria Bay) and Canadian (Rockport) shores. It had to pass by Massena and Ogdensburg to get there.

Abramovich is a self-made billionaire from Moscow, Russia and the main owner of a private investment company, according to He is also the owner of the Chelsea Football Club.

For more on the yacht's visit the Ship Watcher's Blog.