VOSTOK - Ilyichyovsk, Ukraine (formerly U.S.S.R.)       Call sign - EQXT     IMO number - 6915805
Owner - Resa-Yazici A.S. (scrapyard) - previously owned by Black Sea Fisheries Corporation "Antarktica" (Lady K Shipping Co. Ltd., Cyprus)

Location - Photographed while beached at Aliaga, Turkey prior to scrapping     Photograph Date - 24 September 1997
Photographer - Selim San     Added to archive - 19 Sep 2003     Last updated - 19 Sep 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - unknown
  Construction begun - unknown
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - 1971
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Vostok - U.S.S.R. (89)
  (b) Vostok - Ukraine (97)
  (c) Vostok - Cyprus

  She operated for her entire career under the name Vostok
  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey on 18 September 1997

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Fish factory ship/reefer
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions
  Gross tonnage - 26,400
  Net tonnage - 10,828
  Displacement tonnage - 22,110
  L.O.A. - 224.54 meters (736'6")
  L.B.P. - 224.54 meters (736'8")
  Width overall - 28.05 meters (91'11")
  Width moulded - 27.97 meters (91'9")
  Draught - 10.021 meters (32'9")
  Depth - 16.74 meters (54'9")
  Number of cargo holds - 16
  Number of hatch covers - 4 (4.1m x 4.1m)
  Dry cargo holds volume - 7,204 cubic meters
  Insulated cargo holds volume - 20,878 cubic meters
  Unloading cranes - 6 of 2.5 tonnes capacity
  Unloading derricks - 8 of 5.0 tonnes capacity

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Admiralteiskiy Shipyard
  Country - Leningrad, U.S.S.R.
  Hull number - 800
  Engine builder - Kirov Works
  Country - Leningrad, U.S.S.R.
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - Steam turbines
  Fuel - Oil
  Fuel capacity - unknown
  Main engines horsepower - 26,000 shp or 19,125 kW
  Speed - 19.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch propeller
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown

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..


** Originally Vostock was owned and operated by the Imperial Government of the U.S.S.R.
** Vostok was sold by Black Sea Fisheries Corporation "Antarktica" (Lady K Shipping Co. Ltd., Cyprus) to Resa-Yazici A.S. for demolition early in 1997
** Her owner in 1992 was listed as U.S.S.R. "Azcherryba"
** By 1993 she was being operated by the Black Sea Fisheries Corporation "Antarktica"
** Arived at Aliaga, Turkey on 17 September 1997
** Beached for demolition on the 18th of September
** Work on demolishing the hull began on 5 November 1997
** Scrap price - unknown


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

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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