ID: 1234 Name: Iljuša
Inserted: 29.01.2013
Country of origin: Russia
Date: 20th century
Propulsion: motorship
Address: Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht
Found: Yes Purpose: warship
Vessel type: minesweeper Coordinates: 59:29.175 N 24:43.220 E
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History: Ilushja-type Russian Navy's minesweeper with a fiberglass hull was meant to be used at the roadstead or sea areas near the coast. These types of ships were also used in the Tallinn Navy Base during the Soviet period. As they aged, the military equipment was removed and they were deliberately sunk off the shipping lanes.
Story of Sinking: Was deliberately sunk when written off.
Object Data: Length of the ship 26.4 meters, width 5.9 meters. Displacement 85 tons.
Maerial: fiberglass
Description of Location: Tallinn Bay, coast of Paljassaar, at a depth of 16 meters. Harjumaa.
Resource Links & Literature: Jane´s Fighting Ships 1988 - 1989. London
Discovery Date: 2000
Discoverer: Tuukritööde OÜ