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.