Finland Steamship Company's Emigrant Ships


S/S NORD III

Passenger & cargo steamer, one deck & spar deck

Passengers

I: 24

II: 28

Emigrants: 137

Ice class

-

Tonnages

1,449 GRT

828 NRT

1,000 tdw

Length over all

73.08 m

Breadth

10.66 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

6.6.1903

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

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.

5.6.1905

Sold to D. W. Deshler, U.S.A., and renamed S/S Ohio No. 2.

1906

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

1919

Wrecked on Feb. 23 near Oniwaki Lighthouse, Hokkaido, while on voyage from Karamuto to Otaru.

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.