S/S WELLAMO (2)

S/S WELLAMO (2)

Length: 80.01 m
Beam: 12,2 m
GRT: 1,944 t
Built: 1927 A/S Kjøbenhavns Flydedok & Skibsvaerft, Søndre Vaerft, Copenhagen and completed by A/S Burmeister & Wain's Maskin og Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen.
Engine Triple steam engine 3 cy. by the shipbuilders. Horse powers 2,190 IHP
Operator: Finland Steamship Co Ltd.
Speed: 13 kn
Sailed on Helsinki - Tallinn - Stettin, Helsinki - Lübeck and Helsinki - Copenhagen - Hull lines. After WW II on Turku - Stockholm and Helsinki - Stockholm lines.

Sold on 23.10.1967 to M. Rauanheimo Oy, Kokkola, and renamed S/S Oulutar. Sold 8.5.1969 to Oy Vaasa-Umeå Ab, Vaasa, renamed S/S Örnen and sailed between Vaasa and Örnsköldsvik. Sold for demolition 22.9.1969 to Vaasan Romukauppa and arrived in October at Helsinki to be broken up by Helsingin Romuliike.

Postcard picture of the WELLAMO by courtesy of Aleksi Lindström

 

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