SS Soldek

Gdańsk, Poland

SS Sołdek was a Polish coal and ore freighter. She was the first ship built in Poland after World War II and the first seagoing ship completed in Poland. She was the first of 29 ships classed as Project B30, built between 1949 and 1954 in Stocznia Gdańska (Gdańsk Shipyard). The name was given in honour of Stanisław Sołdek, one of the shipyard's shock workers. The ship is currently preserved as a museum ship in Gdańsk.



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Founded: 1949-1954
Category: Museums in Poland


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Daniel Arčanin (3 months ago)
I really enjoyed visiting the museum and the ship. The ship is in very good condition and it's great that they have audio and video content that takes you back in time
Sridhar Thamilarasu (7 months ago)
The Soldek ship is really worth to visit, It's nice ship museum, one can get to know many interesting facts about this ship.
Fabrizio Oddo (9 months ago)
Fantastic experience, well worth the admission ticket. Great for kids, the loved being on and in the Sołek. We bought a combined ticket for the 2 maritime museums and the ship but one of the museums is vast and kids got tired, they really enjoyed the ship though. A great piece of history in a fantastic location.
Jan Sobotka (9 months ago)
The maritime museum is very nice, but we didn't really like the exhibition on the Soldek ship very much. It relied heavily on the ship as such and the exposition seemed a little sloppy. Overall I still recommend it.
Максим Єфименко (2 years ago)
The ship was named after the worker Stanislaw Sołdek in Gdańsk Shipyard. There was a part of motivation: if you work well there is a chance that some ship will be named after you. Sołdek was the first ship built after WWII. Now it's the part of the National Maritime Museum
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