SS SIGNE (OFDY, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1882, West Hartlepool, William Gray & Company Ltd.
2300 dwt, 800 HP, 80.93 x 10.93 x 5.94 m. Shipyard no. 253.
1882: STORRA LEE, West Hartlepool. J. H. Murrell & Co. 1895: EDITH, Helsingborg. Carl Henckel. 1899: Nils P. Swensson. 1817: Stockholm. Ernst Svedelius. 1918: Norrköping. Rederi A/B Motala Ström. 1920: GLAN, Norrköping. Rederi A/B Motala Ström. 1922: SIGNE, Helsingborg. Rederi A/B Signe.
1938: SIGNE, Mariehamn. Rederi Ab Signe (Arvid Abrahamsson) Mariehamn.
1940.3.31: left Bergen in convoy HN23A with approx. 40 ships bound for Methil. Eight Finnish steamers participated: KEMI, JUSSI H., GOTTFRID, ESBJÖRN, EMILY, ERGO, TAURI. 1940.4.2: German submarine  U-38 torpedoed in psn 58.52N 01.31 W. All the crew of 19 were killed. British trawler GOOD SEPHERD found six miles north-northeast of Fair Isle cook Arne Sundblom (from Föglö, Åland) as dead in SIGNE's liferaft. He was buried in the cemetery of Fair Isle, Shetland Islands. Also tombstone was erected.

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