Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The Shipyard No. 1 at Gdansk, Poland according to a CIA report dated 13 March 1952

An item reported that the shipyard No. 1 belonging to the United Shipyards at Gdansk, Poland was the former Danzig Shipyard. A new slip was at that moment under construction. The 2.500 ton Kriwoj Rog built for the Soviet Union was now being fitted out. There were several fishing trawlers measuring around 800 tons built by this shipyard. As ship’s names were given Radunia, San, Nysa and the Dalmor 1-6 belonging to the Bug-class with a deadweight of around 670 tons.

A second item dealing with this shipyard reported that a tanker with a gross tonnage of around 8.000 was refitted and to be added to the Polish merchant fleet. Furthermore were several nay trawlers repaired and 4 navy tugs under construction.

The report was published on, document number CIA-RDP82-00457R010600390007-9