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Photographer:immen [View profile]Title:BaltietisAdded:Jan 22, 2006
Captured:IMO:6851762Hits:1,832
Photo Category: Tugs
Description:
Baltietis- Former Russian Tug
[u][b]Baltietis [/b][/u]
Steam tug
Built: 1958, Leningrad, Sovjetunion
Length: 32,6 m
Bream: 8 m
Draft: 3,1 m
Tonnage: 238
DWT 89 tons
Engine: Triple expansion steam engine, 480 hp.
Speed: 10,5 knots.
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In 1994 or 95 Baltietis arriwed to Slite-Gotland-Sweden from Riga-Latvia.
Baltietis came as a smugglership. The Tug had over sixty refugees (some
of them children) from Pakistan onboard. When they arriwed the crew used
weapon to force theirs "passengers" into liferafts, outside the coast of
Gotland. Baltietis were soon taken by the Swedish Coast Guard. The crew
was arrested, and soon after that, judged to prison in Sweden. The crew
rented Baltietis from the Latvian owners.
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The first Swedish owner was from FÅRÖSUND Gotland – Sweden.
He bought her from the Swedish Coast Guard.
2002-03 he selled her to a family in STOCKHOLM - Swe. In 2005 she was sold
to Jatop Aps for breaking up.
A sister vessel, RUDOKOP is owned by a Canadian company and trading
around the world doing promotion for their products.
(Thordon International Inc)
Rudokop: http://www.shipspotting.com/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=170989&cid=33
From the breaking up:http://www.shipspotting.com/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=170591

Sorry for the poor image quality
Vessel Identification
Name:Baltietis
IMO:6851762
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:238 tons
Summer DWT:89 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1958
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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immen on Jun 04, 2006 20:17 (12 years ago)
Sorry but I cant say exaktly when she did come, I will try to find it out.

Rgds/Immen
Wim Kosten / maritimephoto.com on Jan 18, 2006 23:23 (12 years ago)
Thanks for the info and the photo's, did you know she was sister to RUDOKOP?

Wim
Bent Mikkelsen on Jan 18, 2006 20:12 (12 years ago)
And the tug ended being sold to Orla Produktforretning at towed to Frederikshavn, Denmark, for breaking up. Was broken up during the spring of 2005
I will put a photo on from the breaking. Pity a steam tug has to be broken up nowadays.
Shipmik
Wim Kosten / maritimephoto.com on Jan 18, 2006 19:48 (12 years ago)
IMO is 6851762, became Latvian flag in 1992 and owners then where PCF Janants & Co Ltd, Riga.

Immen, when was she arrested and transfered to Swedish coastguard?

Cheers,

Wim
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