MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
6 November in the city of Feodosiya has summed up the work on the sunken ship “Jean jaurès” and rewarding the employees EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Crimea. A ceremonial parade was held on the waterfront Paratroopers at the monument of the Feodosia landing 1941.
Over a month of work from the vessel “Jean jaurès” was brought to the surface and destroyed only 61 103 explosive objects. Among them are two high-explosive aerial bombs, aerial bombs, detonators, artillery shells, ammunition and hand grenades. Disposal of explosive devices produced by detonation on a specially designated test site near Cape Opuk. Underwater work on the flooded cargo ship was carried out by consolidated unit EMERCOM of Russia – 34 and 6 pieces of equipment 6 boats.
“The clearance work took place with the hose method at a depth of 17 metres in a confined space in the absence of visibility. Because of the silty bottom, the divers had to work almost blindly. Despite all the difficulties, the tasks on the survey of the sunken ship, search, recovery and further destruction of explosive devices were performed in full compliance with all safety standards”, – said the participant of operation, the chief of the diving group SMO GU MCHS Rossii po Respublike Krym Andrew Lazin.
We will remind, in January 1942, off the coast of the Feodosia Bay, sank the cargo ship “Jean jaurès”, which made transportation during the Kerch-Feodosiya landing operation. He was subject to attacks of enemy aircraft and received a lot of damage. The team of “Jean Jaures” managed hastily to repair the ship and steer a course to Theodosius. However, few days later the ship struck a magnetic mine. After a long struggle for life, under fire of the enemy, it was decided to sink the ship on Board of which was a huge amount of explosives.
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