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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:MAKSIM GORKIYAdded:Aug 27, 2013
Location:Sydney, Australia
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built 1961-1970
...shown here off South Head entrance to Sydney Harboor Australia


IMO number: 6810627

Name: 19691973: Hamburg
19731974: Hanseatic
19741992: Maksim Gorkiy[1]
19922009: Maxim Gorkiy
Namesake: The city of Hamburg (1st name)
The Hanseatic League (2nd name)
Maxim Gorky (3rd name)
Owner: 19691974: German Atlantic Line
19741992: Black Sea Shipping Company
19921996: Belata Shipping
19962008: Maxim Gorkiy Shipping Co[2] (Sovcomflot)[3]
20082009: Orient Lines
Operator: 19691973: German Atlantic Line
19731974: laid up
19741988: Black Sea Shipping Company
19882008: Phoenix Reisen[2][3]
Port of registry: 19691974: Hamburg, West Germany
19741992: Odessa, Soviet Union
19922009: Nassau, Bahamas[2]
Ordered: November 1966[4]
Builder: Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Hamburg, West Germany[2]
Cost: 5.6 million[5]
Yard number: 825[2]
Launched: 21 February 1968[2]
Acquired: 20 March 1969[2]
Maiden voyage: 28 March 1969[2]
In service: 28 March 1969[2]
Identification: IMO number: 6810627
Fate: Scrapped in Alang, India
General characteristics (as built)[2]
Type: Ocean liner/cruise ship[6]
Tonnage: 25,022 GRT
5,677 DWT
Length: 194.72 m (638 ft 10 in)
Beam: 26.57 m (87 ft 2 in)
Draught: 8.27 m (27 ft 2 in)
Depth: 16.40 m (53 ft 10 in)[7]
Ice class: 1 A[8]
Installed power: 2 AEG steam turbines
16,668 kW (combined)
Propulsion: Twin propellers[5]
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
Capacity: 790 in planned liner service
652 in cruise service[6]
General characteristics (2006)[5]
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 24,981 GT
5,800 DWT[2]
Decks: 10 (passenger accessible)
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)[8]
Capacity: 788 passengers[2]
Crew: 340

Details: Wikipedia

Photo Credits: William T Barber Collection Vic Australia

Cheers and GB

Vessel Identification
Name:Maxim M
Former name(s):
- Maxim Gorkiy (Until 2009 Feb)
- Maksim Gorkiy (Until 1992 Apr)
- Hamburg (Until 1973)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:24,220 tons
Summer DWT:4,759 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1969
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Gordy on Aug 27, 2013 16:48 (5 years ago)
Columbus Virgina etc I think u mean Michael...ty
Michael Brinkmann on Aug 27, 2013 16:41 (5 years ago)
It's a little bit like the old Columbus Line container vessels had.
Guest on Aug 27, 2013 15:39 (5 years ago)
That's an interesting top to the funnel, I think it is the first time I have seen such a design.

Cheers, Dan.
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