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Charlotte Cords

 

CHARLOTTE CORDS

Built 1923  Neptun AG, Rostock

For August Cords, Rostock

ON 180692

1779 grt; 266ft x 40 ft

1923 August Cords, Rostock; Registered Hamburg

13th August 1945 Seized by the Allies at Travemunde.

Still named CHARLOTTE CORDS  20th - 26th August 1945

1945 Renamed EMPIRE CONNAH, MOWT.

1946 Awarded to Russia; Renamed NICOLAJJ BAUMAN.

1957 Collision with coaster CORALE of Vlissingen.

The Story of the loss of the CORALE

1961 Murmansk Shipping Company operated her as a nuclear service vessel;

1964 Steamer NIKOLAJJ BAUMAN was scuttled with solid

radioactive waste aboard in Tsivolki Bay at the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago.

 

This was one of the ships which formed the fleet of the

Northern Sea Shipping Company of the USSR

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Northern Sea Shipping Company

of USSR

 

Северного Морского Пароходства

 

Dry Cargo Ships

 

NICOLAJJ BAUMAN - Николай Бауман

Built 1923  Neptun AG, Rostock

as CHARLOTTE CORDS

For August Cords, Rostock

ON 180692

1779 grt; 266ft x 40 ft

1923 August Cords, Rostock; Registered Hamburg

13th August 1945 Seized by the Allies at Travemunde.

Still named CHARLOTTE CORDS  20th - 26th August 1945

1945 Renamed EMPIRE CONNAH, MOWT.

1946 Awarded to Russia; Renamed NICOLAJJ BAUMAN.

1957 Collision with coaster CORALE  The Story of the loss of the CORALE

1961 Murmansk Shipping Company operated her as a nuclear service vessel;

1964 Steamer NIKOLAJJ BAUMAN was scuttled, with solid

radioactive waste aboard, in Tsivolki Bay at the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago.

 

ELETS - Елец

Built 1924 by Akt. Ges. Neptun, Rostock

as GEIER for Roland Linie A.G, Bremen

1174 grt; steamer

1925 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

1933 Argo Reed A.G.Mngrs, Bremen

1934 Argo Reederei A.G, Bremen

1937 Argo Reederei Richard Adler & Co, Bremen

1945 Renamed SLETTNES; Norwegian Govt[Kornelius Olsen mngrs], Oslo

1946 USSR; Renamed ELETS

May 1959  Stricken from Soviet Register

1970 Deleted from Lloyds Register

 

MOZDOK - Моздок

Built 1924 as HORNBURG; 1,004 tons; steamer

For Horn Line, Lubeck

1925 New Owners : Fink Argo Reederei (Richard Adler), Bremen

1926 Renamed FINK

1934 New Owners : Argo Line;

1946 To Russia; Renamed MOZDOK

 

Akademik Komarov as the Hospital Ship Oberhausen

Thanks to Michael Sibir

www.jyve.com/jyve-profile-mike.sea.htm

 

AKADEMIK KOMAROV - Академик Комаров

Built 1939 by Gute Hoffnungshütte Rheinwerft, Walsum

Yard Nr 816; MTW Shipyard, Wismar

as  OBERHAUSEN

For Franz Haniel & Cie., Duisburg-Ruhrort, Germany

1261 grt; motor cargo ship

1940 to 1945 German Navy hospital ship OBERHAUSEN

1941 Sanitätsamt Ost.

1943 F.d.M. Ost

May 1945 Taken by UK; German Minesweeping Administration.

June 1946 Handed to USSR; renamed  AKADEMIK KOMAROV

May have been renamed after 1948

1960 Deleted from Lloyds Register

 

VERESHYAGIN - Верещагин

1175 grt; 225 ft x 35 ft; steamer

Built 1924 by Akt. Ges. Neptun AG, Rostock

as  ALK for Roland Linie A.G, Bremen

1925 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

1933 Argo Reederei A.G.[mngrs], Bremen

1934 Argo Reederei A.G, Bremen

1937 Argo Reederei Richard Adler & Co, Bremen

1945 Taken as a War Prize at Brunnsbuttel;

Renamed EMPIRE CONTEST MOWT [W.A. Wilson, mngr]

1946 Allocated to USSR-Archangelsk; Renamed VERESHYAGIN

1960 Deleted from Lloyds Register

 

JOSÉ DIAS - Хозе Диас

Built 1921 Nobiskrug Werft GmbH, Rendsburg

as ELBE

For Bugsier Reederei & Bergungs A.G., Hamburg

1197 grt; 250 ft x 37 ft; steamer

1945 Taken as War Prize at Copenhagen, Denmark;

Renamed EMPIRE CONFEDERATION (MOWT).

1946 Allocated to USSR; Renamed JOSÉ DIAS.

 

DONETZ – Донец

Built 1937 Stettiner Oderwerke AG

as SAAR

For R. C. Gribel, Stettin

1026 grt; 209 ft x 32 ft; steamer

1945 Taken as War Prize at Kolding, Denmark;

Renamed EMPIRE CONGELTON (MOWT).

1946 Allocated to USSR; Renamed DONETZ

 

SOCHI - Сочи

Built 1919; steamer

As E. RUSS

For Ernst Russ Fleet, Hamburg

993 grt; 1,535 dwt

1946 delivered up to USSR; Renamed SOCHI


KIROVOGRAD  - Кировоград

2,883 grt; 297ft x 46ft        

Built 1929 Deschimag Werk A G Weser, Bremen

as HERCULES

For Neptun Line, Bremen

1929, Neptun Line, Bremen.

1940 In service for Kriegsmarine

1942 Reverted to DG Neptun

1945 Seized by Allies at Copenhagen.

1945 Handed to UK; Renamed EMPIRE DOVEY, MOWT

1946 Allocated to USSR; Renamed KIROVOGRAD

1968 Scrapped West Germany.

 

Hydrographical Ships

(Гидрографы)


MOGILEV - Могилев

Built 1921

as AMISIA

For Argo Reederei (Richard Adler), Bremen

 999 tons

1925 Taken over with Roland Line, Bremen,

1934 To Argo Line

1946 Norwegian; Renamed ODERNES.

1947 To Russia; Renamed MOGILEV

 

JANA - Яна

Built 1935 as WIKING

For Lübeck Linie A.G., Lübeck

907 tons

1946 To Russia; Renamed JANA

 

 

Thanks to Joe McMillan

 

 

 

Raymond Forward