SS PLUTO (TPVK / OHGE, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1907.7 England, Thornaby, Richardson, Duck & Co.
6540 dwt, 2000 HP, 110.60 x 14.60 x 6.86 m.
1907.7: LADY LEWIS, Lady Lewis Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff. 1910: Tatem Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Cardiff. 1912: YANKALILLA, The Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Adelaide 1929: BOLIVIA, Rederi A/B Ovidia, Göteborg. 1930: PLUTO, Rederi A/B Iris, Stockholm.
1932: PLUTO, homeport Mariehamn. Rederi A/B Pluto. (Emanuel Eriksson. Rederi Ab Iris) Mariehamn (flag of convenience) 1941.4.28: left Buenos Aires for Petsamo loaded with 4700 tons of wheat cargo. Called Newport News for repairs and New York loading 1420 oil barrels on deck.1941.6.4: left NY for Petsamo. June 20th evening British heavy cruiser SUFFOLK captured the PLUTO and ordered to Reykjavik with capture crew of 10 soldiers. June 25th left Reykjavik for Kirkwall, Orkney Islands. June 28th torpedoed by German submarine U-146 100 nm NW of Butt of Lewis. Three sailors were killed: 3rd engineer Yrjö Kousi, stoker Albert Karlsson and Argentinian trimmer Miguel Mas. In the morning British NORTHERN DUKE found one lifeboat with 18 people and in the afternoon another lifeboat with 18 people. The British capture crew of 10 sailors were in the boats.