MS Ivan Franko

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Career (Soviet Union)
Name: Ivan Franko
Namesake: Ivan Franko
Operator: Black Sea Shipping Co., Odessa
Builder: V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany
Yard number: 125
Launched: 15 June 1963
Acquired: 14 November 1964
Identification: IMO number: 5415901
Fate: Arrived at Alang, India, for scrapping, 21 July 1997
General characteristics [1]
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 19,861 GT
6,007 DWT
Length: 155 m (508 ft 6 in)
Beam: 25 m (82 ft 0 in)
Draught: 7.8 m (25 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Sulzer Werkspoor 7-cylinder diesel engines, 15,666 kW (21,008 hp)
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity: 750 passengers

MS Ivan Franko was the first Ivan Franko-class passenger ship owned by the Soviet Union's Black Sea Shipping Company. She was built in 1964 by V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany. She was scrapped in 1997 at Alang, India.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "M/S IVAN FRANKO (1964)". faktaomfartyg.se. Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2014.  (Swedish)