Saturday, 26 May 2018

Soviet motor tug Kraznovodsk active on the Danube according to a CIA report dated 31 July 1952

An item dealing with the merchant shipping traffic on the Danube between 25 February and 28 March 1952 between Vienna, Austria and Reni, Ukraine [45˚26’North and 28˚18’East] mentioned the Soviet motor tug Krasnovodsk or Kraznovosk towing 5 cargo barges. She was the former Italian tug Piemont.

The report was published on, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R013800340010-5