Baikal Lake’s vessel graveyard

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A calm area on the Baikal Lake, not far from a port of the same name, keeps a secret of the ships laid up. This place is called “the graveyard” among residents. The majority of ships rusting here are towboats and barges having served for delivering construction materials, soil, timber and fuel for the purposes of the construction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline.

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14 thoughts on “Baikal Lake’s vessel graveyard”

    • Well, I don’t know exact words in English, but something like this:
      “Wednesday, 17th of october 1981. Vessel is on route from Kultuk to Kurma (? not very clear) with 516 tons of gasoline onboard”.
      There are also several notes about route below, but only fragemnts.

  1. Regarding Baikal’s vessels, I made several photos 3 years ago. You can see them here: http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/kottus/album/5825/

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