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Vitiaz

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The museum vessel 'Vitiaz', is constructed in 1939 ''Shichau'', the name 'Mars' in Germany, after war is transferred by Germany on a reparation at first to Great Britain ('Empire forth'), and then - the USSR. In the USSR at first was cargoship, in 1949 it has been converted in a scientific vessel. I

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Built as "Mars", (1939, 2469grt) for AG Neptun which ran service Bremen-Mediterranean. Requisitioned by Kreigsmarine. Became Empire Forth 1945. Tranferred USSR 1946. Very handsome ship.
 

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Thanks Rob.
If there is an interest, here it is possible to find more detailed information.
http://world-ocean.ru/en/history/

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Alex
 

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