SS POHJANLAHTI (OFCY, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1889.7, Rostock, Rostocker Actien-Gesellschaft für Schiffs- und Maschinenbau.
925 dwt, 450 HP, 54.30 x 8.07 x 4.80 m.
1897.7: LISBETH, L.F.Mathies & Co, Hamburg. 1928: Mathies Reederei AG, Hamburg.
1938: POHJANLAHTI, homeport Rymättylä. Feliks Kotiranta (Meritoimi Oy, Turku).
1942.8.5: enroute Riga - Mäntyluoto with 321 tons of potatoe cargo Sovjet submarine S-7 gunfired and sunk 4 nm south of Uzava lighthouse, northwest Liepaja. The master Kustaa Kaino Lainio and stoker Niilo Koskinen were captured by Sovjets, the other crew was allowed to row ashore. The stoker was able to return to home after the war. Captain Kustaa Kaino Lainio disappeared and was never heard again.
1942.10.21: S-7 was sunk by Finnish submarine VESIHIISI near Lågskär, Sea of Åland. S-7 captain Sergei Lisin and three crewmembers survived and were captured.
Read about Sovjet submarine S-7 Note the photo of the two Finnish prisoners from the POHJANLAHTI