SS ARIANA (OFQM, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed: 1934.12.26, Glasgow, Meadowside Works, David & William Henderson & Co Ltd. Shipyard no. 946m.
7 830 dwt, 2 620 HP, 123.54 x 16.23 x 7.23 m.
1934.12.26: MARTABAN, British & Burmese Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow. 1937: steam compound engine changed to triple-expansion 1948: AVISGLEN, Aviation & Shipping Co Ltd, London.
1950: ARIANA, homeport Turku. Rederibolaget Re-Be (Gunnar Damström, E. Esplanaadik. 22) Helsinki.
1952.8.8: enroute Öxelosund-Antwerp loaded with iron ore wrecked off Terneuzen in Plaat van Baarland, River Scheldt.
1954: Demolished partly. 2013: the remains of the wreck, dangerous for navigation on Westerschelde, were removed.
See videos of 2013 operation at wreck site
(The lady in the video: Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment)