SS ANJA (OFCH, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1914.6, Deutschland, Flensburg, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co.
8150 DWT, 3300 HP, 125.60 x 16.70 x 7.72 m.
1914.4.17: GERA, laid down 1914.6: LÜBECK, Deutsche-Australische Dampfs Ges (German-Australian Line), Hamburg. 1914.8: sailed from Australia to Tjilatjap of Dutch Batavia where was interned. 1919: Seized by Shipping controller, London (mgrs British India Steam Navigation) 1920: TRELEVAN, Hain Steamship Co Ltd, St Ives 1929: AIRTHRIA, Donaldson Line Ltd, Glasgow.
1938: ANJA, homeport Helsinki. Rederi Ab Atlanta-Laivanvarustaja Oy Atlanta. (Birger Krogius) Helsinki. Finland - South America service. 1941.12.27: Caputured in Baltimore to the War Shipping Administration. 1942.1: SCAPA FLOW, Panama, American-West African Line Inc, New York.
1942.11.14: enroute Freetown - Trinidad - New York loaded with manganese ore, latex and rubber torpedoed by German submarine U-134 in psn 12.00N / 30.00W. The master, 25 sailors and 7 Navy gunners were killed.
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