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The constrution begin in 1921 at Workman, Clark & Co. shipyard in Belfast with its first name "Reventazon". Till 1936 it cruised under British flag, bought by Union GmbH, Brema. On 6 October 1936 taken over by the German Ministry of Labour to transport 1000 German's from Riga, Latvia. December 1939 returned to the owner. On the 15 May 1942 again over taken by Kreigsmarine for an Troop-ship cruising on Baltyk sea, it was famous from its nick name "ship of death" cause it was used as an crusing death camp. Around 1944 its used as a transporter for hurt soldiers. 30 October 1944 was destroyed by bombs from planes at that time 410 soldiers died.

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Bremenhaven

55° 3' 0" N , 18° 23' 60" E

2015-02-19 22:22

Depth above the wreck: 60m

Depth at the bottom: 66m

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Diving on the wreck requires special permission issued by the organizer diving Maritime Authority.

źródło: Sebastian Popek; www.balticwrecks.com

DESCRIPTION
The constrution begin in 1921 at Workman, Clark & Co. shipyard in Belfast with its first name "Reventazon". Till 1936 it cruised under British flag, bought by Union GmbH, Brema. On 6 October 1936 taken over by the German Ministry of Labour to transport 1000 German's from Riga, Latvia. December 1939 returned to the owner. On the 15 May 1942 again over taken by Kreigsmarine for an Troop-ship cruising on Baltyk sea, it was famous from its nick name "ship of death" cause it was used as an crusing death camp. Around 1944 its used as a transporter for hurt soldiers. 30 October 1944 was destroyed by bombs from planes at that time 410 soldiers died.

DIMENSIONS
Length between Perpendiculars 123,3m
Breadth at midship 15,64m
Depth 8,2m
Registered Capacity 5355 BRT

DIVING DESCRIPTION
Film Sławka Paćko: http://www.vimeo.com/2737712

www.balticwrecks.com / Sebastian Popek

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