Thursday, 7 June 2018

Russian passenger ship Petrozovostky according to a CIA report dated 17 May 1948

An item dealing with the Russian merchant fleet active on the Rumanian part of the river Danube mentioned the Russian side-wheeled passenger ship Petrozovostky which bas a former Romanian [the Eug. Enia?] tug and in 1945 rebuilt as a passenger ship and in 1947 further made suitable for her new purpose at Bucharest. Displacement around 200 tons and fitted out with 1-200hp oil fuelled engine allowing a speed of 15 kilometres. Passengers capacity around 250 persons. Active between Bulov and Rend replaced every other day by the Russian passenger ship Kiev.

The report was published on, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R001500460010-8.