Category:IMO 6822979

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  • Type: 4-MAST-BARK
  • Built by J.C. Tecklenborg, Bremerhaven/Geestemünde, Germany
  • Date of launch: 24.06.1926
  • Overall length: 114.50 m
  • LPP: 104.30 m
  • Beam: 14.05 m
  • Draught: 7.17 m
  • Sail area: 3655 m2
  • Ship's hull: Steel
  • Main engine: Burmeister & Wain


  • 1926 Named: Padua as "Flying P-liner" of the Hamburg shipping company of F. Laeisz. Registered port: Kaliningrad Flag: Russia
  • 02.1932 Laid up
  • 10.1933 Back in service with a government subsidy.
  • Laid up in Flensburg during the war
  • 01.1946 Towed from Hamburg to Swinemünde to be handed over to the as a war prize. Renamed: Kruzenshtern after Johann Adam von Krusenstern (1770-1846), a Russian-Baltic seaman and traveller, captained the first Russian sailing expedition around the world. Flag: Soviet Union
  • 1959-1961 Refit with her first auxiliary engines
  • 1961-65 she conducted hydrographic and oceanographic surveys in the Atlantic, West Indies and Mediterranean while training naval cadets.
  • 1965 Transferred to the USSR Ministry of Fisheries and homeported at Riga. Sailtraining ship for seamen and officers for the fishing fleet.
  • 1968-72 fitted with new engines and her poop was extended to merge with the midship Liverpool house.
  • 1974 the "Kruzenshtern" and the "Tovarishch" were the first Soviet ships that entered an international Tall Ships Races
  • 1980 Change of the registered port to Tallinn, Estonia,
  • 1991 Change of the registered port to Kaliningrad, Russia, operated by the Kaliningrad Marine College, Russian Ministry of Fishery Flag Russia
    • MMSI Number: 273243700
    • Callsign: UCVK
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