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Name: BALTYK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/01/1942
Completed: 03/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1704
Dimensions: 7001grt, 5121nrt, 431.6 x 56.2 x 34.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 433nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1942 Polish Government (Gdynia America shipping Lines Ltd), Gdynia
1951 Polskie Linie Oceaniczne, Gdynia
1964 Polska Zegluga Morska, Szczecin
1973 Eckhardt & Co, Hamburg; renamed ALTY
11/09/1973 Broken up
Comments: 1972: Renamed for delivery to the breakers yard
11/09/1973: Breaking up commenced at Santander
by Recuperaciones Submarinos SA


Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield