Login: Lost Password? SIGN UP
Ship Photo Search
Photo Search - Advanced Search

Vladivostok, RUSSIA

Full Screen - Add Comment - Bookmark this photo - Edit Info
Get thumbnail code to post in forum, blog or homepage
Photo Details
Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:Vladivostok, RUSSIAAdded:May 30, 2011
Photo Category: Harbour Overview Images
C-56 or S-56 and Krasny Vympel
own collection
photo Mark Longstaff

Details as per Conways

Class : Series IXbis

Launched 25/12/1939, Built by Dalzavod Shipyard
Name S56
6 x 21 inch TT
1 x 100 mm Gun, 1 x 45 MM AA
18.85/8.8 knots

Russian records state her name is C-56 and she is preserved as such.

Krasny Vympel to the right of C-56.


Guard boat "Krasny Vympel" became a memorial ship by Decree of Pacific Navy Military Council of July 28, 1958, she got on "Eternal Stand" by the Navy Quay in Vladivoostok. She was built in 1911 in Finland as a steam yacht and was named after Kamchatka Governor and Port of Petropavlovsk Commander Vice-Admiral V.S.Zavoiko. She was at Kamchatka Governor's disposal up to 1922, then she sailed to Vladivostok. In 1923 she got a new name "Krasny Vympel". The ship quarded territorial waters of Russian Far East, participated in World War Two. Now these is a display an board of Her about the heroic past of the ship.

Details form Russian tourist site on net.

Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:-

Additional Information
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
More Of This Ship
Got photos of this ship? Register and Upload them now!
More Of: This Photographer - This Ship

Photo Comments (0)

Comments sorting method :
Please Login to add a comment!

This photo has been shown 725 times since it was added to the site.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved View live flights at!