SS KURIKKA (OHHG, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1918.8, West Hartlepool, Irvine's Shipbuilding & Dry Docks Company Ltd.
5050 dwt, 2070 HP, 104.35 x 14.27 x 6.40 m.
1918.8: WAR HAMLET, The Shipping Controller (mgrs. W.H. Cockerline & Co), London 1919: NEWASTER, Aster Shipping Co Ltd, London.
1932.11.23: KURIKKA, homeport Vaasa. Vaasan Laiva O/Y, Vaasa.
1941.12.27: US Maritime Commission captured in New York. 1941.12.30: CHENANGO, Moore-McCormack Lines. 1942.4.20: enroute Rio de Janeiro/Santos - Baltimore loaded with manganese ore German submarine U-84 torpedoed 60 miles south east of Cape Henry in psn 36.11N 75.07W (another info 36.25N 74.55W). One sailor survived, 31 were killed (another info 36 were killed).
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