SS ERLING (SQBH -> OHFD, LR/IMO) Rakentanut/constructed Toronto, Dominion Shipbuilding & Repair Co. 1921.8: Valmistunut/Completed Ontario, Collingwood, Collingwood Shipbuilding Co.Ltd.
2415.20 GRT, 1715 HP, 78.50 x 13.18 x height 6.73 m. Sistership the WESTER. Government orders were placed with fourteen shipbuilding firms in Canada for the construction of a fleet of sixty three cargo vessels representing six standard types.
1921.8: CANADIAN ENGINEER, Montreal. Canadian Engineer Ltd (Government company) 1925: DONALD E.McKAY, Fort William. N.M.Paterson & Co Ltd 1926: NEWBRUNDOC, same owners 1927: ASHINGTON, Newcastle. Northern SS Co Ltd (subsidiary of Norwegian Nordenfjeldske).
1931: ERLING, homeport Helsinki. O/Y Erling Steamship Company Limited (A/B Nordenfjeldske Lines A/B-O/Y, P. Esplanaadink. 27) Helsinki.
1933: SALVATORE, Catania, Italy. Matteo Scuderi. 1943: SABINE, Mittelmeer Reederei G.m.b.H. Germans captured.
1944.6.1: enroute Piraeus - Crete in German convoy British air attack sunk in Aegean Sea. All the crew were lost.