SOVIETSKAYA UKRAINA - Liyichyovsk, Ukraine       Call sign - URPL      IMO number - 5336064
Owner - Kalkavan Gemi Sokum, Turkey (Scrapyard) - previously owned by Black Sea Fisheries Corporation "Antarktica", Ukraine

Location - Photographed lying on the beach at Aliaga, Turkey prior to being scrapped     Photograph Date - early August 1995
Photographer - Selim San     Added to archive - 22 Sep 2003     Last updated - 22 Sep 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1957
  Construction begun - unknown
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - March 1959
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Sovietskaya Ukraina - U.S.S.R. (??)
  (b) Sovietskaya Ukraina - Ukraine

  She sailed for her entire career as Sovietskaya Ukraina
  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey early in August 1995 for scrapping
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Whale oil factory ship / reefer
  Strengthened for service in light ice conditions
  Gross tonnage - 22,891
  Net tonnage - 9,757
  Displacement tonnage - 25,720
  L.O.A. - 217.48 meters (713'6")
  L.B.P. - unknown
  Width overall - 27.94 meters (91'8")
  Width moulded - 27.91 meters (91'7")
  Draught - 10.831 meters (35'6")
  Depth - 19.05 meters (62'6")
  Number oc decks - 3
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 3
  Cargo holds volume - 8,750 cubic meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 36
  Cargo tanks volume - 31,570 cubic meters
  Cargo handling cranes - 2(5T)
  Cargo handling derricks - 2(10T), 8(5T)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Nikolayev Shipyard (ex Nosenko Shipyard)
  Country - Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.
  Hull number - unknown
  Engine builder - A/S Burmeister & Wains Maskin og Skibsbyggeri
  Country - Kobenhaven, Denmark
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - B&W diesel engines (6-74VTBF-160)
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Fuel capacity - unknown
  Main engine horsepower - 15,000 bhp or 11,033 kW
  Speed - 16.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch propeller
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** Her tonnages were originally listed as 32,024 Gross, 17,923 Net and 46,000 dwt
** Sovietskaya Ukraina was owned and operated by the Government of the U.S.S.R. under the Russian flag

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Information sources - Lloyds Registers, Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Marine News - Journals of the World Ship Society

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