SS WESTER (OHWU, LR/IMO ) Valmistunut/completed: 1920.4, Canada, Ontario, Collingwood, Collingwood Shipbuilding Co.Ltd.
3945 dwt, ? hv, 76.50 x 13.35 x 7.16 m. Sistership the ERLING.
Government appropriations orders were placed with fourteen shipbuilding firms in Canada for the construction of a fleet of sixty three cargo vessels representing six standard types.
1920.4: CANADIAN FARMER, Montreal. Canadian Farmer Ltd. (Government company). 1932: W.E. Redfearn, Montreal. 1934: SS Farmer Ltd, Montreal.
1934.4: WESTER, homeport Uusikaupunki. Rederi Ab Wester (ship's master U.F. Andersson 50%, capt. John Gottleben 25%, ship's ch eng 25%) Uusikaupunki. Delivery in Vancouver.
1935.4: SHINKUANG, Shanghai, The Red Ensign. Shaw Shing SS Co (George L.Shaw), Foochow, China. Delivery in Shanghai with wheat cargo from France. 1942.4.6: enroute Calcutta - Madras gunfired and sunk by Japanese cruisers KUNANO, SUZUYA, SHIRAKUMO. Three hands were killed. In the same convoy sank five British ships, one Norwegian tanker, one U.S. ship.

CANADIAN FARMER, Vancouver
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