Meritie Oy was founded in Kaskinen January 1918 (officially 20.5.1918). Main shareholders J. Korpela and Gustaf Adolf Lannér from Pori. Intention was to build two ships of 600 dwt and one 400 dwt. Finally only one was completed.

SS PRESIDENT WILSON (VHPQ, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/Completed 1919.9, Finland, Kaskinen.
1300 dwt, 696.11 GRT, 450.86 NRT, 250 HP, 51.21 x 10.08 x height 4.75 m. Wooden hull, four masts.
1919.6.12: WILSON, launched. Oy Meritie, Kaskinen
1919.9: PRESIDENT WILSON, Kaskinen. 1920.8: damaged off Danish coast. 1921.11.22: acquired at an forced acution Jaakko Ranta-Knuutila, Kauhajoki. 1922.4: Suomen Ratapölkkykonttori Oy, Viipuri. 1922.8: SONNI, reduced to a barge. 1926.11.15: Matti Mannonen, Koivisto.
1933.5.20: deleted from Viipuri shipregister.

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