War of Independence Hero Ship Rusumat
The 34-meter-long Rusumat 4, which made a great contribution to our national struggle despite the deadly threat of transporting weapons and ammunition from Russian ports in the Black Sea to Anatolia during our War of Independence, is the fourth ship of our country after Nusret in Çanakkale, Alemdar in Karadeniz Ereğli and Bandırma in Samsun. became a memorial ship museum.
Taking its place in the pages of history with an event that will not be erased from the memories of the War of Independence; On August 19, 1921, Rusumat 4, which brought the weapons and ammunition boxes to land in Ordu, misled the enemy warships in pursuit with the "Operation of Deception". The ship, which was sunk by her crew to get rid of warships, contributed to the national struggle by being floated again and went down in history as a ship that returned to war after sinking. After the war deception, the ship was refloated by the Ordu people on the night of September 26, 1921, and arrived in Trabzon with the cannon, ammunition, and rifles it took from Batumi. He received the title of 'Veteran' while delivering it to the Western Front Command.
The epic of the Rusumat No:4 Ship, which was sunk to get rid of the enemy ships on the coast of Ordu and then refloated, is one-to-one, using historical sources, in Altınordu Coast Moonlight Square, the place where Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk first landed when he came to Ordu. built to the same dimensions. The built ship Rusumat No:4 is turned into a museum about the national struggle, honoring the sacrifices of all unsung heroes, and emphasizing the universal power of solidarity, courage, faith, and resistance.
Rusumat No:4, which is a true legend in the world maritime history, was built in the same dimensions by making use of historical sources and the museum in it; Ordu awaits its visitors at the Altınordu coast Moonlight Square.