|Photographer:||Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]||Title:||KOPALNIA WUJEK||Added:||May 29, 2011|
|Location:||Kiel Canal, Germany|
||General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)|
|Westbound in the Kiel Canal on 10th July 1969 is the Polish owned Wm. Gray built Empire B Type KOPALNIA WUJEK.
Built in 1943 as EMPIRE UNICORN she was sold to France in 1945 and renamed PIERRE FORNIOUX, then in 1950 SAINT ANDRE. She took the name OTELLO in 1953 and APOLLO in 1956 before being purchased by Poland in 1961. She was hulked at Gdynia in 1970 and the hulk towed to Spain for scrapping in 1987.