Vuoksi river and Ladoga Flotilla

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Winterwarlego
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Vuoksi river and Ladoga Flotilla

Post by Winterwarlego » 01 Aug 2022 07:36

How high up is the Vuoksi navigable? Did the Ladoga fleet travel up the Vuoksi in any capacity?

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Re: Vuoksi river and Ladoga Flotilla

Post by Mangrove » 01 Aug 2022 08:53

Winterwarlego wrote:
01 Aug 2022 07:36
How high up is the Vuoksi navigable? Did the Ladoga fleet travel up the Vuoksi in any capacity?
Taipaleenjoki River connecting Lake Ladoga and Vuoksi is not navigable by major ships due to Vaskelankoski and Kempinkoski rapids.

Viipurin Höyryvene O/Y operated route Antrea-Paakkola from 1893 onwards. Vuoksen-Suvannon Höyryvene O/Y was formed on 20 October 1912. The company operated steamers in routes Kiviniemi-Pölläkkälä, Kiviniemi-Antrea, Hirvisaari-Pölläkkälä, Kiviniemi-Metsäpirtti and Kiviniemi-Sakkola.

BELOW: S/S Suvanto at Vuoksi in 1936.

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Re: Vuoksi river and Ladoga Flotilla

Post by Winterwarlego » 03 Aug 2022 00:57

Mangrove,

Many thanks for the wonderful information and picture. Just what I needed!

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