- Type: Passenger
- Displacement: 4,867 tons
- Dimensions: 380 x 51 x 19 ft.
- Machinery: Diesels, twin screw = 13 knots
- Passengers: 548 (50 first class, 198 second class, 300 third class)
- Builder: Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel-Gaarden, Germany, 1928
- Notes: Built for Sovtorgflot, USSR, service on the Black Sea. Two of six
ships were built in German yards, including Krim and sister Gruzia.
Served on Odessa-Alexandria route before World War II, and then on
Yalta-Novorossiysk-Tuapse-Sochi-Poti-Batumi route. Converted to training ship 1966.
Sister Gruzia was torpedoed 13 Jun 1942 at Sevastopol by an Italian MTB and sunk.
Russian sisters built in Leningrad were Abkhazia, Adzharistan,
Armenia, and Ukraina.