SS BORE III (OFSH, LR 5048538) Valmistunut/completed 1952.12.10, Oskarshamn, Ab Oskarshamns Varv. Shipyard no. 319.
2 982/1 457 BRT/NRT, 850 dwt, 3 300 IHP, 90.77 x 14.26 x 5.00 m.
1952.12.10: BORE III, homeport Turku. Ångfartygs Ab Bore. Turku - Maarianhamina - Stockholm service. 1957.3.23: Company renamed to Höyrylaiva Oy Bore — Ångfartygs Ab Bore. 1971 summer Helsinki - Leningrad cruising. 1972 summer charterer Jakob - Lines Ab - varustamoyhtiö Jaakon-lInja Oy trading Pietarsaari - Umeå - Skellefteå. 1973: converted to cruiser, a.o dummy funnel removed. Summer cruising Helsinki - Leningrad, winter service Turku - Stockholm.
1976.9.27: LOWELL THOMAS EXPLORER, Midwest Cruises Panama SA (Midwest Cruises Inc. Indianapolis), Panama. 1977.5.10: arrived at Montreal. Intention to cruise on Great Lakes failed. 1977.8.15: arrested due to financial reasons. 1977.11.14: ROYAL CLIPPER, Thoroughfun Corp (Josef Roth Reederei, Hamburg) Monrovia, acquired at a public auction. 1977.12.6: explosion and fire in boiler room. The ship was to leave Montreal for Spain during the same day.
1982.11.23: after refloating towed for demolition to Port Maitland, Ontario.