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Sunday, 19 December 2010

BALDER LEITH

Ship No 532


The second of the two ship order for oil rig supply ships for work in the North Sea. Ordered by Seaforth Maritime BALDER LEITH was a little lighter than her sister ship SEAFORTH SOVEREIGN.

She was 1032 grt, and had a length between perpendiculars of 56.4 metres, with a beam of 13.8 metres, and a design draught of 6.9 metres.

BALDER LEITH was launched from the Leith Shipyards of Robb Caledon on the 18th of January 1983 She has had a few names since and is has now been converted to an Anchor Handling vessel.

You will be able to read a lot more about her on the new website at www.leithshipyards.com

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