TRANSILVANIA - IMO 5367427
|Photographer:||cristi [View profile]||Title:||TRANSILVANIA||Added:||Jun 11, 2009|
||Wrecks & Relics|
|Photo taken in Galatz, 06.06.2009: various pieces from Transilvania onto a barge.
The wreck removal operations started in October 2008.
Built in 1938 at "Burmeister & Wein" Shipyard.
Sistership: "Basarabia" , taken by USSR (renamed Ukraina) after the World War Second.
Laid up after 1975 for 4 years in Constantza. Taken in tow in 1979 to Galatz to be restored at local shipyard.
Capesized on 23.09.1979, due to negligence of Galatz harbour authorities.
In 1982-1983, "Transilvania" was partially scrapped (the straboard of Transilvania was the single part remaining outside the water).
|Vessel type:||Passenger/cargo Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||6,669 tons|
|Summer DWT:||1,917 tons|
© Vladimir Mandel
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