SS POLARIS (SQMK, LR/IMO )
Valmistunut/completed: 1899.3.26, Dundee, Gourlay Bros. & Co
2018 GRT, 3500 IHP, 85.8 lpp x 11.40 x 6.30 m. Passengers first class 80, second class 18, third class 167. Sistership ARCTURUS
1899.3.26: POLARIS, homeport Helsinki. Finska Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget. Trading Finland - København - Hull. 1914: Russian Government requisitioned.
1915.4.5: KRETCHET. Forced sale to Russians. Accommodation ship for Navy in Helsinki. 1918.4.11: Left Helsinki for Kronstadt. 1927: Sovtorgflot, Odessa. 1934: Sovtorgflot, Vladivostok. 1935: KRECHET or KRETCHET.
1941.12.14: During a major overhaul at Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co., Hong Kong, was damaged by gunfire from ashore. Sank in roadstead opposite Taikoo Dockyard. After the war wreck was raised and demolished.