B. Riley Securities, Inc.

299 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10171


July 6, 2021



Division of Corporate Finance

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

100 F Street, NE

Washington, D.C. 20549-4720

Attention: Folake Ayoola


  Re:   Galata Acquisition Corp.
      Registration Statement on Form S-1
      Filed April 2, 2021, as amended
      File No. 333-254989


Dear Ms. Ayoola:


Pursuant to Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), the undersigned hereby joins in the request of Galata Acquisition Corp. that the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement be accelerated so as to permit it to become effective at 4:00 p.m. EST on July 8, 2021, or as soon as thereafter possible.


Pursuant to Rule 460 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Act, the undersigned advises that as of the date hereof, 820 copies of the Preliminary Prospectus dated June 28, 2021 have been distributed to prospective dealers, institutional investors, retail investors and others.


The undersigned advises that it has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


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  Very truly yours,
  By: /s/ Jimmy Baker  
  Name: Jimmy Baker
Title: Head of Capital Markets



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