SS ANTON H. (OHXL, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed: 1913.1, Middlesbrough, William Harkess & Sons Limited.
2300 dwt, 960 hp, 77.52 x 11.58 x 5.56 m. Yard No 199. Anton, father of W. Hacklin.
1913.1: JOHN SHAW, Middlesbrough. Allen, Adams & Co. 1921: Temple Steamship Co. Ltd. (Temple, Thomson & Clark), London. 1923: W. A. Phillips, Cardiff.
1935: ANTON H., homeport Pori. Oy Werner Hacklin, Pori. 1940.4.9: enroute Malmö - Hull loaded with paper captured by Germans in Bergen.
1940: MARKIRCH, German Government (mgrs. Leth & Co., Hamburg). 1941: ADMIRAL MAX HERING, modified to torpedo carrier/submarine support ship in Hamburg (Germans noticed that MAX HERING never existed and renaming byrocracy commenced). 1942: ADMIRAL CARL HERING. 1945.4 Taken over by Allied Forces at Bremerhaven. Used as a transport ship between Germany and Norway. Manned with German crew, operated by F.H. Bertlig company and supervised by US/British command. 1946: A few trips Lübeck-Stettin repatriating Polish slave-workers to Poland. 1948.6: Reported to be returned to Finnish owners (Oy Werner Hacklin) at Lübeck. 1948: Reported to be under Panamanian flag named NINO. Compania Maritima Bernando S.A., Panama City 1949: Reported to arrive at Stockholm with name IN. 1949: ALVI, Panama. Cia. de Nav. Tulev, (Karlis Tuvikene, Stockholm) Panama. So called Estonian Panama.
1956.1.7: enroute Söderhamn - Velsen loaded with cellulose mined off Esbjerg 55.57N 6.52E.
1956.1.9: US newspaper Chicago Tribune writes: 16 Survivors Of Sunken Ship Saved In Boats - Copenhagen Jan 8 - Sixteen crew members of the sunken Panama ship Alvi were rescued today after drifting more than 24 hours in lifeboats in the North Sea. The Danish coast guard said the Alvi, 1.500 tons, struck a mine yesterday 50 miles off the Danish North Sea coast and went down in a few minutes. There was no time for radio distress signals. The crew of 16 got off in two lifeboats. Five men and a woman were picked up by the Swedish freighter Beluna. The second boat, which carried 10 men, was picked up by Swedish ship Britannia.