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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:SMELAAdded:Dec 27, 2014
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
A rare photograph of the Soviet Union's Azov Shipping Company's 1954 Neptun Werft, Rostock, built (Kolomna type) SMELA in Turkish waters.

Miramar website says that SMELA was deleted from the register in 1992 after being hulked, and was broken up at Aliaga in 2006, having been beached on 23rd July.

scanned from a slide in my collection
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Training Ship
Gross tonnage:3,261 tons
Summer DWT:4,401 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1954
AIS Information
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Photo Comments (5)

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Malcolm Cranfield on Nov 12, 2017 16:01 (1 year ago)
it's my pleasure - would you kindly supply a weblink to the photo posted on Seeleute Rostock? many thanks. Malcolm Cranfield
CybersBase on Nov 11, 2017 21:24 (1 year ago)
What a nice photo from one of that NEPTUN built KOLOMNA steamers! Malcolm, I've linked now your photo also on our steamer page. Seeleute Rostock. All the best!
ademkaptan on Jan 01, 2015 08:08 (4 years ago)
super shot.thanks for sharing.rgds.
Mike Griffiths on Dec 28, 2014 10:32 (4 years ago)
..greatly appreciated upload of a Kolomna type..keep them coming!
PHa on Dec 27, 2014 21:19 (4 years ago)
The "SMELA" was one of 19 general cargo ships from the first serie delivered mostly for the soviet union with coal powered steam engine but hull steel welded in sections built by VEB Schiffswerft „Neptun“, Rostock. Named Type 201 and the last steamers built by "Neptun". Length 105,70 m over all, beam 14,40, depth 6,65 m, GRT 3.310, NRT 1.615, tdw 4.500, crew 43, two coal fired boilers, main engine 1 x SKL LES 10 double compound steam engine incl. exhaust turbine with 2.450 hp and 13,3 knots. @ Malcolm: Thanks for uploading thes rare photo document. Regards Peter
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