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Bataliony Chlopskie seen here entering the Port of Tyne (North East England) from Riga (Russia)on 28th April 2007 with a cargo of coal.

Tugs assisting were Svitzer Maltby and Fiery Cross.

Interesting to note that the vessel is named after -  Bataliony Chłopskie (BCh, Polish Peasants' Battalions) was a Polish World War II resistance movement and partisan organisation. The organisation was created in mid-1940 by the Stronnictwo Ludowe party and by 1944 was partially integrated with the Armia Krajowa. At its height, the organisation had 175 000 members.

Flag: Liberia
Signal Letters: A8DS7  
Owner: Polsteam Shipping Company Ltd. Limassol Cyprus
GT: 21,460  
NT: 12,462  
DWT: 33,618  
Yard: Stocznia Szczecinska im A Warskiego(112519) Year of Build: 1988
Type: 360 - Bulk Carrier
Class Notation:  1A1 ICE-1C Bulk Carrier ESP HC-E E0 HOLDS(2,4 or 3)MAY BE EMPTY
Length Overall   195.240  
Length (BP)   185.020  
Breadth Moulded    25.320
Draught   10.651  
Depth   15.120