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Name: SERGEI VITTE also seen as SERGEI WITTE and SERGII WITTE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/06/1898
Completed: 04/08/1898
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 344
Dimensions: 700grt, 423nrt, 574dwt, 196.8 x 27.8 x 10.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 25 & 42 x 30ins), 112nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
04/08/1898 Archangel Mourman Steam Navigation Co, Archangel
1920 Government of the USSR; renamed PROLETARIY
1921 Renamed KANIN
No later history known
Comments: Contract Price 18246; Profit 2944-18s-9d
Built for trading in the Artic, Kara and White Seas
1940: Commissioned as an auxiliary minelayer with the Northern Fleet (No ZM91)
1943: Reverted to mercantile service