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Name: OMSK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/03/1880
Completed: 1880
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 401
Dimensions: 321grt, 228nrt, 185.0 x 28.9 x 7.2ft
Engines: 2 x C2cyl (12.5 & 22 x 18ins), 34nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1880 William Milburn & Co (for Russian owners)
1880 A Storozhenko (Berthold, Smith & Co), Taganrog; renamed SOPHIA
1896 Louis Deryfus & Cie, Rostov
03/1916 Imperial Russian Navy
05/1918 Government of Germany, Sevastopol
12/1918 White Russian control
01/1920 Soviet Russian control
06/1920 Soviet Navy; renamed SOVETSKAYA ROSSIYA
08/192X Chernomorsko-Azovskye Shipping, Rostov
1924 A/O 'Sovtorgflot', Rostov
1934 Azovskoye Shipping, Rostov
01/1940 Soviet Navy
02/1945 Azovskoye Shipping, Rostov
1956 Broken up
Comments: 03/1916: Requisitioned by the Imperial Russian Navy as a minesweeper in Black Sea
Between 1916 & 1918 known as T249, T295 and T395
06/1920: Used as a gunboat by the Soviet Navy
01/1940: Requisitioned by the Soviet Navy as minesweeper T-846 in the Black Sea
02/1945: Returned to owners
1956: Reported broken up