MS Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze

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Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze on Kiel-Canal in Kiel-Holtenau
Name: Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze (1959–1992)
Owner: 1959–1992: Far East Shipping Company
Operator: 1959–1992: Far East Shipping Company
Port of registry: Vladivostok,  Soviet Union
Builder: VEB Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany
Yard number: 103[1]
Completed: 1959
Acquired: 1959
In service: 1959[2]
Out of service: 1992[1]
Fate: scrapped 1992[1]
General characteristics
Class and type: Mikhail Kalinin-class ocean liner
Length: 122.15 m (400.75 ft)[3]
Beam: 16.00 m (52.49 ft)[3]
Height: 7.60 m (24.93 ft)[3]
Draught: 5.18 m (16.99 ft)16.00 m (52.49 ft)[3]
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)[3]
Capacity: 333 passengers
Crew: 134[4]

MS Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze was an ocean liner owned by the Soviet Union's Far East Shipping Company. She was built in 1959 by VEB Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany. She was scrapped in 1992 in Alang, India. It was named after Georgian Bolshevik and later member of the CPSU Politburo Grigory Ordzhonikidze.

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