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Photographer:Gena Anfimov [View profile]Title:SLAVNYYAdded:Mar 19, 2019
Captured:January 04, 1979IMO:5331818Hits:1,373
Photo Category: Casualties
Type: STEREGUSHCHIY, project 1175. Builder:Valmet Helsingin Telakka( Hietalahti shipyard also known as Helsinki New Shipyard in Hietalahti, Helsinki, Finland.(Yard#198) Date of
completion:02.1959,home port:Kaliningrad / 01.01.1979 - "OSTROV SIBIRYAKOVA" - "Ostrov Russkiy" type fish carrier,-IMO: 6905783, Yard No. 1110, built in 1969, port of registry - Riga.
On January 01, 1979 while in tow by tugs "Vilnis" and "Slavnyy" from Goteborg to Riga fish carrier "Ostrov Sibiryakova" and also tug "Slavnyy" run aground in rough weather near south-eastern Sweden. 57 crew members from both vessels was evacuated by swedish helicopters. On board of fish carrier remained only four persons. During inspection were found that cargo hold #3, both deep tanks, all double bottom tanks and also pipe tunnel were flooded. But after intensive works leaks in the hold #3 were removed and on January 17 started refloating of the vessel. Only on January 20 "Ostrov Sibiryakova" with help of five tugs was pulled out from the shore. On January 25 she anchored in Klaipeda. Concerning, the tug "Slavnyy" it was declared a constructive total loss of the ship.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:1,077 tons
Summer DWT:595 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1959
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AIS information: N/A
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Tuomas Romu on Mar 25, 2019 07:08 (3 months ago)
Hietalahti shipyard was owned by Wärtsilä, not Valmet. This ship was probably built at Valmet's yard in Katajanokka.
Emmanuel.L on Mar 19, 2019 12:53 (3 months ago)
What was the incident?, incidentally it looks more like the Arctic sea than the North sea. She looks like she is a ocean going tug. Thanks for sharing Gena.
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