MS RA (OIAY, LR/IMO 7217963) Valmistunut/completed 1972.6, Turku, Oy Laivateollisuus Ab. Shipyard no 288.
2 450 dwt, 2 x 1 065 BHP, 75.31 x 14.42 x 5.18 m.
1972.2.5: Launched as NAVIRUS. Oy Sjöström Ship, Naantali
1972.6: RA, homeport Naantali. Ra-Shipping Ltd Oy, Naantali. Chartered by Bore.
1974: RAH, London. Transport Commission-Tasmania.1977: AEGEAN MARK, Karlos Shipping, Greece. 1978: AUTO GULF, same owners. 1981: AUTO COURIER,Piraeus. Marcos Keusseoglou. 1985: KONSTANTINA, Limassol. Gerasimos Kavadas & Brother Shipping Co SA. 1987: KONSTANTINA, Valletta. Anvil Maritime Co Ltd.
1988: RA, Mariehamn. Bulk Alandica Ab Ltd (Bror Husell), Mariehamn.
1988.9.13: RA, enroute Ventspils-Gunness foundered off Netherland's coast. 53.56N 5.33 E. The crew were evacuated by helicopter.
Wrakkenmuseum text translated by Google: Approximately 80 meters long Finnish freighter RA was on September 13, 1988 with 2150 tons of iron bars en route from Kiel to Gunnes in England. Eighteen miles above Ameland hit the ship in trouble in the bad weather so the load from sliding. The RA capsized and sank within minutes. The nine crew members managed to save themselves. Four of them were in the water, one climbed into a dinghy and the other came in another dinghy justified. A Norwegian freighter signaled the dinghys but could not take them on board due to bad weather. They were then picked up by a rescue helicopter Borkum and taken to a hospital in Emden. Coast Guard Terschelling had Mayday heard but included no exposure and therefore no alarm beaten what came to be a lot of criticism of their later. A life raft from the RA washed up on Ameland, two slightly damaged lifeboats and life jackets on Terschelling. survival suits and lifebuoys. The wreck was located by September 19, 1988 the buoy vessel TERSCHELLING after which it was two days later visited by the islanders dive team Ecuador. The wreck was 33 miles northeast of the verkennerton the Noordgat. The wreck was 90 degrees heel to port side. It was knocked to the ground with the head so that the anchor safes with the anchors from the ship were broken loose and look outward strike a meter. The RA was stripped of including the mother's compass. deklampen a giro bearing compass, intercom and some trinkets. On 2 October, a new diving trip with the ship's bell, five air bottles, an antenna, a spotlight and then eight full bottles of vodka on arrival at Terschelling were found to be empty.