SS FRIXOS (TGNR, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1888.10, South Stockton, Thornaby, Richardson, Duck & Co Ltd.
3700 dwt, 1200 HP, 90 x 11.90 x 5.80 m.
1888.10: HAWKHURST, London. Hawkhurst Steam Ship Co Ltd (Carlisle & Co) 1898.11: FOS, Tønsberg. A/S Fos (Alf Monsen) 1911.11: BOSBØN, Tønsberg. A/S Bosbøn (T. Laurantzon). 1912.10.7: Enroute St. Petersburg - London with timber cargo grounded Kappelniemi, east coast of Suursaari (Högland). Refloated and towed to Kotka and Helsinki where repaired.
1913: Sold at an auction, price 72000 FMK. Rederi A/B Argonaut (mgr Harry Wilén) Turku. 1914: FRIXOS, homeport Turku. 1916: Rederi A/B Argonaut (mgr Alex G. Zachariassen), Turku. Russian Navy requisitioned, forwarded to British Shipping Controller, London. Russian or British flag.
1917.4.13: enroute Kirkkoniemi (or Port Romanoff/Murmansk) - Middlesbrough loaded with iron ore torpedoed by German submarine U-30 60 nm east of Lerwick in psn 60.04N 00.45E. 1st officer Robert William Lindström was saved by lifeboat of Norwegian ss BOKN that was sunk by U-30 earlier. 19 crewmembers were killed (another source 20 killed).