Finland Steamship Company's Emigrant Ships


S/S ILMATAR

Passenger steamer, two decks

Passengers

I: 90

II: 60

III: -

Ice class

I A

Tonnages

2,348 GRT

1,186 NRT

1,450 tdw

Length over all

86.35 m

Breadth

12.69 m

Draught

5.60 m

Engine

Triple steam engine 3 cy. by the shipbuilders.

Horse powers

2,300 IHP

Speed

13.5 knots

25.5.1929

Completed by A/S Burmeister & Wain's Maskin og Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen, as S/S Ilmatar for Finska Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget, Helsinki.

Sailed on Helsinki - Tallinn - Stettin, Helsinki - Lübeck and Helsinki - Copenhagen - Hull lines.

8.1.1945

Surrendered as war reparations to the Soviet Union and renamed S/S Emba.

Transferred to the Soviet Navy and listed as a depot ship. Pennant No. 41.

1963

Deleted from Jane's Fighting Ships. Probably handed over to shipbreakers in the Soviet Union.

Source: The Ships of Our First Century : The Effoa Fleet 1883-1983. Ed. by Matti Pietikäinen & Bengt Sjöström. Keuruu 1983, 231 p. ISBN 951-99438-5-4.