TOBRUK - Szczecin, Poland       Call sign - SQBP      IMO number - 7128019
Owner - Oge Gemi Sokum, Turkey (Scrapyard) - previously owned by Polish Shipping Company (Zegluga Polska Spolka Akcyjna)

Alongside Tobruk's starboard quarter is the former Russian Alesha class minelayer Pripjat
At the extreme right of the picture is the bulker Rodanthi (x Atlantic Hertiage) seen still mostly intact

Location - Photographed lying on the beach at Aliaga, Turkey prior to being scrapped     Photograph Date - 20 July 1998
Photographer - Selim San     Added to archive - 21 Sep 2003     Last updated - 21 Sep 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1971
  Construction begun - unknown
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - December 1971
  Delivered - April 1972
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Tobruk - Poland

  She sailed for her entire career as Tobruk
  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey on 19 July 1998 for scrapping
  Scrap price - $84/ldt (US) or $696,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore and bulk Carrier
  Strengthened for service in light ice conditions
  Gross tonnage - 19,959
  Net tonnage - 11,679
  Displacement tonnage - 32,377
  L.O.A. - 198.43 meters (651'0")
  L.B.P. - 185.02 meters (607'1")
  Width overall - 24.46 meters (80'3")
  Width moulded - 24.41 meters (80'1")
  Draught - 10.713 meters (35'2")
  Depth - 15.09 meters (49'6")
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 9
  Cargo holds volume - 44,137 cubic meters
  Cargo handling cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Stocznia Szczecinska im. A. Warskiego
  Country - Szczecin, Poland
  Hull number - B447/09
  Engine builder - "H. Cegielski" Z.P.M.
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7-cyl diesel engine
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Fuel capacity - 2,304.5 tonnes
  Main engine horsepower - 11,200 bhp or 8,238 kW
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch propeller
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** She arrived off Aliaga, Turkey on 17 July 1998 and was beached on the 19th for demolition

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Information sources - Lloyds Registers, Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Marine News - Journals of the World Ship Society

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