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Soviet food ship captured by rebel warship held at nationalists port. Carrying £2000 of wheat, rye and lentils to Spain, another Soviet food ship, the 2485 t Smidovich has been seized by Spanish rebel warships in the Bay of Biscay off Santander and escorted to Pasajes, a Spanish Nationalist port. The Smidovich was bound from Leningrad with a cargo of foodstuffs sold to Spanish Republican trade organisations. Photo shows: the Soviet steamer Smidovich guarded by armed rebels in dock at Pasajes. 18 January 1937
Soviet food ship captured by rebel warship held at nationalists port. Carrying £2000 of wheat, rye and lentils to Spain, another Soviet food ship, the 2485 t Smidovich has been seized by Spanish re...