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POLESSK - IMO 7415565

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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:POLESSKAdded:Jul 09, 2005
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1970-1979 (Over 3000gt)
Alongside Victoria Quay, Fremantle WA, 11/3/1979
USSR Warnemunde class from VEB Warnowwerft shipyard
Operated by Baltic Shipping Co., Leningrad
On 17/9/1993 POLESSK sank in the South Atlantic Ocean; there was 1 survivor from her crew of 29.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,192 tons
Summer DWT:11,350 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1974
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Mike Cornwall on Jul 11, 2005 04:57 (11 years ago)
She capsized when her cargo of steel shifted in the tweendecks during a storm at night. The French-NZ company who had her on charter very generously paid the families 100usd each.

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