Saturday, 12 August 2017

Russian (ex-Magdalene Vinnen III 1921-1936, Kommodore Johnsen 1936-1945) 4 mast bark Sedov 1945-

Het IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands 19 August 2010

Russia-flagged, IMO 7946356, MMSI 273510000 and call sign UELO. Launched as the Magdalene Vinnen III at the Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany for account of F.A. Vinnen, Bremen, Germany. Maiden voyage started on 1 September 1921 loaded with coal fro, Cardiff, United Kingdom towards Buenos Aires, Argentina. Very active transporting saltpetre from Chile and grain from Australia back towards Germany. Sold to the Norddeutscher Lloyd and renamed Kommodore Johnsen as cargo annex training ship. Returned on 11 Augustus 1939 in Germany and laid up during the war. Handed over to the Soviet Union as war reparations, first serving in the navy and since as training ship for the merchant shipping for the department of fishery and in 1991 handed over to the Technical University of Murmansk. Crew numbered as a cargo ship around 30 men while as a training ship 55-56 persons, maximum cadets and 44 paying passengers. Gross tonnage 3.556 tons, net tonnage 3.017 tons, displacement 6.148 tons, cargo capacity 5.340 tons and as dimensions 117,5 (over all) x 14,6 x 6,5 x 58 (height masts above the water level) metres. Sail area 4.195 square metres. Auxiliary 1.150 hp diesel. Speed while under sails more as 18 knots.