SS HAMMARLAND (OFBK, LR/IMO)
Valmistunut/completed: 1911.11, U.K., Sunderland, North Sands, J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd
6412 dwt, 1205 / 1680 (from 1941) bhp, 110.85 x 15.32 x 6.71 m
1914.1: CENTO, Corinthian Shipping Co Ltd (R. Nicholson & Sons) Liverpool. 1919: Wm. R. Davies Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool.
1929: JURKO TOPIC, Slobodna Plovidba Topic DD, Susak, Yugoslavia
1934: WIEN, Austria Schiffahrts AG, Wien
1936: JURKO TOPIC, Slobodna Plovidba Topic DD, Susak, Yugoslavia
1937.5.14: HAMMARLAND, homeport Helsinki. Curt Mattson Rederi Ab (Aurorank. 5 A) Helsinki
1941.5.31: HAMMARLAND, enroute Petsamo South America the last Finnish ship to cross the Atlantic before the Deutschland - USSR war.
1941.6.6: Dutch YSELHAVEN was torpedoed and sunk by U-43 in the Atlantic psn 49.25N 40.54W. June 15th HAMMARLAND rescued 10 of her crew from a lifeboat, rest 24 were lost.
1941.6.10: Belgian MERCIER was torpedoed and sunk by U-204 in the Atlantic psn 48.30N 41.30W. Seven persons of 68 were lost. HAMMARLAND carried at least part of the rescued to Norfolk, VA, USA. From Norfolk arrived November 25th at Montevideo, later proceeded to Buenos Aires.
1942.2.2: KARLSHAMN, Rederiet för s.s. Karlshamn, Sven Salén, Stockholm
1947.8.30: AINO NURMINEN / OFKP, homeport Helsinki. Laiva Oy Rauma (John Nurminen Oy) Helsinki. Delivery September 1st at Oskarshamn. Traded Baltic, North Sea and Mediterranean sea. 1947.9.26 Owners name changed to John Nurmisen Varustamot Oy. 1955.11.30: Owners merged with John Nurminen Oy.
1957.12.29: AINO NURMINEN, arrived from Alexandria at Trieste for demolition by Sidemar