MS Siritara Ocean Queen

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Coordinates: 13°40′52″N 100°31′17″E / 13.681111°N 100.521389°E / 13.681111; 100.521389

Name: Bashkiriya (1964–1992)
Odessa Song (1992–1997)
Royal Dream (1997–1998)
Silver Star (1998–2003)
Nandini (2003–2003)
Olviara (2003–2004)
Ocean Princess (2004–2006)
Siritara Ocean Queen (2006–)
Owner: 1964–1992: Black Sea Shipping Company
2006– : Siritara Enterprise
Operator: 1964–1992: Black Sea Shipping Company
2006– :Siritara Enterprise
Port of registry: 1964–1992: Odessa,  Soviet Union
1998–2003: Valletta,  Malta
2003–2004: Panama City,  Panama
2006–: Bangkok,  Thailand
Builder: VEB Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany
Yard number: 118[1]
Launched: 23 June 1963[1]
Completed: 1964
Acquired: 31 March 1964[1]
In service: 1964
Out of service: 10 October 2006[1]
Identification: Call sign: HSB3052[1]
IMO number: 5414971[2]
Fate: capsized on the Chao Praya River in Bangkok[1]
Status: total lost
General characteristics
Class and type: Mikhail Kalinin-class ocean liner
Tonnage: 6,262 GRT[3]
1,355 DWT[4]
Length: 122.15 m (400.75 ft)[5]
Beam: 16.00 m (52.49 ft)[5]
Height: 7.60 m (24.93 ft)[5]
Draught: 5.26 m (17.26 ft)[5]
Installed power: 2 × MAN-DMR K6Z57/80 diesels,
6,192 kW (8,304 hp)
Propulsion: 2 propellers
Speed: 17.0 knots (31.5 km/h; 19.6 mph)[5]
Capacity: 333 passengers
Crew: 134[6]

MS Siritara Ocean Queen was a cruise ship owned since 2006 by Siritara Enterprise in Thailand. She was built in 1964 by VEB Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany as Bashkiriya for the Soviet Union's Black Sea Shipping Company. It was named after an Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the former Soviet Union Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. The ship capsised 10 October 2006 and was a total loss.

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