SS PETSAMO (TDHP / OHDR, LR/IMO)
Valmistunut/completed: 1907.9, Scotland, Dalmuir, William Beardmore and Company
7300 dwt, 2755 IHP, 123.97 x 15.77 x 7.74 m. Sistership BORE VIII
1907.9: JUNIN, Pacific Steam Navigation Co, Liverpool.
1925.11: CAMBRIAN IDYLLE, William Thomas Shipping Co Ltd, Liverpool. Price 17500 £.
1930.12.1: PETSAMO, homeport Hanko. H. A. Elfving. Price 8500 £. Room for 18 passengers in second class and 280 passengers in third class. 1931.4.29: fishing register SUOMI-5. 1934.6.18: Elfvingin Kalastuslaivue O/Y — Elfvings Fiskeflotta A/B. 1936.6.26: Owners merged with Loviisan Kalastus Oy - Lovisa Fiskeri Ab. The new owners name Suomen Kalastus Oy — Finska Fiskeri Ab (Fabianink. 29 A), Helsinki. 1939.12.17: Arrived Portland, Maine after being detained for six weeks in Stettin, Germany.
1940.7.10: enroute Rosario - Cork loaded with maize and wheat sunk by German submarine U-34 off Cork in psn 51.08N 9.22W. Four stokers were killed: Toimi Huovinen, Alexander Jarovsky from Poland, Tauno Sirén, Martti Summa. The other crew rowed to Baltimore, Ireland.
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