SS MERCATOR (SRPM / OHAY, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/Completed 1904.2, Middleton, Furness, Withy & Company Ltd.
7000 dwt, 2410 HP, 111.80 x 14.62 x height 8.67 m.
1904.2: MANCHESTER MARINER, Manchester Liners Ltd, Manchester. 1920: Manchester Ocean Services Ltd, Manchester.
1925: MERCATOR, homeport Helsinki. A/B Finland — Amerika Linjen O/Y, Helsinki (main shareholder FÅA). 1926.5: Trading in Suomen Etelä-Amerikan Linja (AL) service.
1939.12.1: enroute Buenos Aires, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Victoria (bunkering Las Palmas) - Finland loaded with coffee and general cargo torpedoed by German submarine U-31 7 miles from Peterhead in psn 57.39N / 00.36E. Trimmer Emil Majuri was killed. Other crew of 35 sailors in two lifeboats rowed to Scotland coast.
Read from the divers site about the wreck