SS VESTA (SQBK -> OHGO, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/Completed 1889.5.25, Newcastle, Willington Quay, Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd. Shipyard no. 71.
1 256 dwt, North East Marine Engineering 700 IHP, 66.45 x 9.60 x 4.93 m. Sistership CERES.
1889.4.18: laid down as RENWICK, Fisher, Renwick & Co, Newcastle.
1889.4.18: Finska Ångfartygs Ab, Helsinki. Price 15 900 £.
1889.5.25: VESTA, homeport Helsinki. Finska Ångfartygs A/B, Helsinki. Trading Finland - Newcastle - Antwerpen. 1892 - 1895 winter seasons: chartered trading USA - West Indies. 1895.7.21: First Finnish vessel to pass Kaiser-Wilhelm Canal (Kiel). 1918.4.18: scuttled at Mäntyluoto by Red Finns during the War of Independence. Salvaged and repaired in Stockholm by Finnboda.
1945.1.15: enroute Norrköping - Helsinki with wheat cargo capsized in heavy storm off Örskär lighthouse 35 nm west of Gefle in psn 60.36 N / 18.23 E. Six sailors of the 18 crew survived.