Finland Steamship Company's Emigrant Ships


S/S NORD I

Passenger & cargo steamer, one deck & spar deck

Passengers

I: 24

II: 28

Emigrants: 137

Ice class

-

Tonnages

1,440 GRT

823 NRT

1,000 tdw

Length over all

73.12 m

Breadth

10.74 m

Draught

5.64 m

Engine

Triple steam engine 3 cy. by Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough.

Horse powers

1,700 IHP

Speed

12.5 knots

6.12.1902

Delivered by Sir Raylton, Dixon & Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough, as Nord I for Ångfartygs Ab Nord, Helsinki.

Arrived on Dec. 10 for interior fitting at Sandvikens Skeppsdocka, Helsinki.

5.1.1903

Completed and put into butter export and emigrant service from Finland to England.

26.10.1904

To end the hard competition Nord-vessels acquired en bloc by Finska Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget, Helsinki. The vessels where laid up in England and the change of ownership was never registered.

22.4.1905

Sold to Max Jebsen, Hamburg, and renamed S/S Nord.

1905

Sold to D. W. Deshler, U.S.A., and renamed S/S Ohio No. 4.

1906

Sold to Nippon Yusen K.K., Tokio, and renamed S/S Hirosaki Maru.

1923

Transferred to Kinkai Yusen K.K., (Nippon Yusen K.K.), Tokio.

1936

Wrecked on July 3 at Notoro, Sakhalin, while on voyage from Honto to Adomari with passengers and general cargo.

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.