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It probably came down the Volga from St. Petersburg. I was with BUE marine 1995-1997 on various ships of theirs in the Caspian. One was 'Baki' a seismic survey boat which had been a Russian spy ship. It was refurbished at Wear dockyard Sunderland, and travelled down the Volga. The ships move on each tide and sit on the bottom waiting for the next one! so takes a few days. Where did you get the pic. from?
 

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She docked in Thailand so came from the east. Gulpers has got one part of it the road bit. How did she get from Thailand to the Caspian. There were 3 other forms of transport.The photo is from another SN Member who I work with here in the Caspian he was on its total journey
 

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Shes in a small floating dock with another one of our vessels. Its just starting to get into the wintertime when photo was taken I think Clint said 2003 and its ice all the way around her.
 

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Dismantled in Thailand. Railed, roaded and barged, then re-assembled.
Rail is part of it no barging involved.
 

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dom said:
one of the low loading ships took them to the black sea ,then low loader truck to the caspian
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She came from the East so no where near Black sea.No other ship was involved. So far we have rail,road and under her own power. That leaves one part
 

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Sections lifted by heavy-lift helicopter? (?HUH)
 

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Sections lifted by heavy-lift helicopter? (?HUH)
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Boat remained in one piece all the way. Vietnam to Thailand under own power.After Thailand there was road and rail transport but what was one of the legs by.
 

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I was thinking of one of the giant Antonov freighters, but dont think even they could manage her. However you can never tell. They have a huge appetite!!
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I was thinking of one of the giant Antonov freighters, but dont think even they could manage her. However you can never tell. They have a huge appetite!!
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Thata the final form of transport she was loaded into a Giant Transport plane.
The route was Vietnam to Thailand own power. Thailand/Laos/China byTrain.
Kyrgzstan by Road transporter then Uzbekistan to final destination by Plane. It took 3 months for whole voyage and had a Marine Captain accompany it all the way for Insurance.
 

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Ian Harrod said:
There is something strange about the block arrangement aft. Does she have an asymetrical stern?
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Reason for block arrangements she was getting fitted with Ice knives to protect the props and rudders. Its also the angle photo was taken at.
 
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