SS VELI (OGKZ, LR 5327867)
Valmistunut/completed: 1951.4.6, Ålborg, Aalborg Værft A/S
4318 dwt, 2100 IHP, 97.79 m x 14.20 m x 6.51 m
1951.4.6: SILJA DAN, Rederiet Ocean A/S (J. Laurizen, Esbjerg. Laurizen's last steamship. Trading Finland - UK/Continent. Later Greenland - Denmark.
1964.7.1: VELI, homeport Lovisa. June 15. sold to Lovisa Rederi Ab, Loviisa. Price 147500 £. 1969.5.5: Owners amalgamated with Ab R.Nordström & Co Oy, Loviisa. 1970.12.29: All the shares transferred to Enso-Gutzeit Oy, Imatra by Kansallis-Osake Pankki. 1970.1.1: managers Finnlines.
1971.1.23: enroute Hamina - Barrow loaded with woodpulp fire in engine room in the Gulf of Bothnia 22 miles from Finngrundet in psn 61.07N/19.26E. The crew of 25 sailors abandoned ship in lifeboats and were rescued by OUTOKUMPU to Mariehamn. The burning VELI was towed to Rauma by tug POSEIDON.
1971.5.14: Total loss, Vakuutus Oy Pohjola sold to Ilmari Tuuli, Helsinki.
1971.5.27: towed to Helsinki for demolition, Helsingin Romuliike.