BALTAVIA

Something different – not Bank Line but United Baltic, a 50% owned company by Andrew Weir. This classic and beautiful ship was built in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1924 as the CITY OF PANAMA for the Panama to San Francisco service of Pacific Mail S.S. Co.

In 1929 she became the SANTA CATALINA of Grace Line, and in 1937 UBC bought her for £32,000. In 1957, she went under the HK flag as SHUN SHING and was not broken up until 1964, a 35 year career…

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