SS Sugar Transporter (1957)
SS Sugar Transporter was a cargo ship built by Hall, Russell & Company and launched on 21 November 1957. It was sponsored by the wife of Mr. J. F. P. Tate, a director of Silvertown Services Shipping Company Ltd. In 1966, the ship's name was changed to Malmi under new owners from Helsinki, Finland. On 6 December 1979, during a voyage from Gdańsk, Poland to Koverhar, Malmi capsized and sank in the Baltic Sea, 40 nautical miles (46 miles; 74 km) northeast of Gotska Sandön, when her cargo of coke shifted in heavy weather.
|Builder:||Hall, Russell & Company|
|Launched:||21 November 1957|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs J.F.P. Tate|
|Length:||370 ft (110 m)|
|Beam:||53 ft (16 m)|
|Depth:||28 ft (8.5 m)|
- "Sugar Transporter". Aberdeen Built Ships. Retrieved 21 February 2013.