The GERMANS to BE UNDERMINED ON their OWN MINES ON the DANUBE?
The Second World War on the Danube proceeds, and mines can work against the
German flotillas, delivered both Soviet and German armies in the Danube and
Black Sea. As it turned out, this scandalous project of a channel "the
Danube - the Black Sea" means danger not only for wild nature, but also for
the executors of the project. As soon as a technique of a German firm "Josef
Mobious" comes across a mine the Danube again will suffer". The
representative of UstDanubeWaterWay told that before constructing this
channel on the Prorva region it was carefully investigated to find mines.
They underlined that it is the task of the client to make proper underwater
investigations and give a document that the mines are not discovered.
But in case of the Project of the channel on the Bystroje construction the
investigation has not been made the Delta-Lotsman representatives preferred
to gather information from the local residents. Last events in Ukraine can
show that such approach seems not only brainless, but also criminally
negligent. By the Second World Ware times Soviet Army mined the rivers
mouths. It is natural, that the documentary data on it was not kept. But
there are powerful facts and materials. For example, in 1986 the mine was
carried by the waves to the port Izmail. This mine was made in the First
World Ware times, but it mechanism stay dangerous and the port crane has
blown up. The deepening a bottom of the channel techniques has dug a mine 10
years ago. It happened than they deepening a bottom of channel Vilkovo. All
workers was evacuated. In 2002 one of mines was carried by the waves to the
mouth Belgorod, which is dispose directly in the centre of the city. Mine
has been stopped just near a mooring of the tourists complex "Vilkovo". The
arrived frontier guards have told that if such mine will blow up, the zone
of its action can be more than 500 meters. The special division from Ochakov
city, which should neutralize the mine, has named such big sum of payment
for arrival, that in result chairman of Societies of Afghanistan Ware
Veterans of Vilkovo city Oleg Poljakov has towed it off by the boat.
In the Danube mouth mines is not a hypothetical danger, but it is a severe
As written in the "Cards of a mine danger in a northwest part of Black Sea"
published in Sevastopol, by the Second World War 988 anchor mines and 154
ground mines have been exposed in a northwest part of Black sea. 514 of them
have been liquidated already, but 628 mines still lays on a ground. In the
First World War 2908 mines have been exposed in this area (by Russia - 2880,
by Germany - 28). Data on quantity of the destroyed First World War mines is
not present, but experts assume, that about half of those mines continue to
remain on a ground in potentially dangerous condition. So, about 1450 mines
is stile waiting fore the victims.
The total number of the mines in the northwest part of the Black Sea now is
near 2100, all of them are potentially dangerous. Mines can blow up through
tens years, it can detonated after the light shock or vibration. The
memorable explosion of the ship "Novorossisk" had place in the Sevastopol in
1955. The reason of this explosion was the mine which has stayed since times
of the First World War. The power batteries of the galvanic mines can start
to work only after removal (or impact) of the lead lid which reliably covers
an ampoule with an acid. Therefore such mines can keep an explosion hazard
since vaguely long time.
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