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Photographer:Vladimir Mandel [View profile]Title:SLAVA 5Added:Apr 02, 2011
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Location:Odessa, Ukraine
Photo Category: Whalers and Sealers
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Flag: USSR
These steamer whalers belonged to the whaleboat tender SLAVA. Both the whalers and the tender herself were obtained by the USSR as part of war reparations from Germany.
The photo represents the ceremonial return back to Odessa port in late 40s or early 50s, in 20th of May, after several hard months in the Antarctic area. Traditionally the whaler with the best "count" entered the harbour first. The smoke goes from the salute from the harpoon cannons.
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Vladimir Mandel on Apr 02, 2011 20:36 (6 years ago)
Asnyk, thank you very much for these details! Best regards - VEM
asnyk on Apr 02, 2011 15:34 (6 years ago)
Miramar wrote: built 1939, completed as Wiking 10, 1939 at German Navy as V1503, 1940 renumbered FL.J22, 1945 Empire Viking X and 1946 Slava-5. Deleted 1969.
asnyk on Apr 02, 2011 15:24 (6 years ago)
Built probably 1938 by Deschimag, Bremerhaven. 370gt, 127nt, 165dwt, loa 40,7m, 1200hp, 11kn.
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