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Name: ELBRUZ
Type: Tanker
Launched: 26/02/1914
Completed: 07/1914
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 189
Dimensions: 4881grt, 2511nrt, 375.2 x 51.3 x 27.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 12 cyl (21.25 x 39.3ins), 523nhp
Engines by: Nederland Fb & Wrk & Spoor, Amsterdam
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1914 Soc Anon d’Armement, d’Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp
1925 Government Black & Azov Seas SS Co, Odessa
1933 Morflot, Odessa; renamed SURAKHANNEFT
1934 Sovtorgflot, Odessa; renamed SURAKHANY
1935 USSR, Tuapse; renamed VALERIAN KUIBYSHEV
02/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 21/06/1918: Scuttled at Novorossiysk to avoid capture by German forces,
refloated and scuttled again in 1919
1925: Raised by Soviet salvors and rebuilt, then 4269grt
1933: Re-engined by Kolomskie State Engine Works, 605nhp
02/04/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by German aircraft in the Black Sea,
44.57N – 36.58E on a voyage from Novorrosisk to Kamysh Burum.


Above photo as ELBRUZ