Polar class fish carrier ("Karl Liebknecht" type)


  In total 19 units were built from 1970 to 1978 at Wismar. 16 of them were built for Soviet Union, two for Romania and one for GDR.
Purpose of the vessel:     - receiving of frozen fish from fishing vessels by contact method in sea, transport of received cargo to port
    - supply of fishing ships with fuel, water and provisions
Length OA (m) 154.89
Length BP (m) 141.89
Breadth extreme (m) 22.23
Molded breadth (m) 22.20
Depth to upper deck (m) 13.60
Load draught, average (m) 7.265
Displacement (tonnes) 15111
Deadweight (tonnes) 8202
Gross tonnage / Net tonnage (register tons)
11915 / 6554
Carrying capacity (tonnes) 6425
Main engines:

    - Main engine number, power (Bhp each)
    - Main engine model
MAN  K9Z60/105E
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
Auxiliary diesel generators:

    - Diesel engine number, power (Bhp each)
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
    - Engine model
6NVD 48.2A
    - Generators number, power (kW each)
    - Generator model
DF 1512-14
    - Rated voltage (V)
Emergency diesel generator:
    - Diesel engine power (Bhp)
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
    - Engine model
6NVD 26.2A
    - Generator power (kW)
    - Generator model
SSED 458-8
    - Rated voltage (V)
Refrigerated cargo spaces number, total cubic capacity (cub. m) 4*13000
Fish meal in replaceable deep tanks (cub. m) 1320
Fish oil tanks total cubic capacity (cub. m) n/a
Ref. temperatures (C) -30; -8
Refrigerants Freon 22
Derricks number, lifting capacity (tonnes) 7*5.0; 2*10.0
Diesel oil tanks (tonnes) 3720
Heavy fuel oil tanks (tonnes) 1350
Fresh water tanks (tonnes)
Speed (kn) 17.3
Number of beds for crew 100
Number of units 19
Year of beginning of construction of vessels of this type 1970
Year of the end of construction of vessels of this type 1978
Built by "Mathias-Thesen", Wismar, GDR
        - During construction of a series of vessels of one type, in their design some changes can be made and the above-stated characteristics can be changed insignificantly.
        - The above-stated characteristics belong to the lead vessel "Karl Liebknecht" (source - Fishing industry fleet. Reference book. 1972). Other possible versions of the corresponding characteristic can be specified in brackets.

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