MS BORE GOTHICA (SLNK, LR/IMO 7528609, never registered in Finland) Valmistunut/completed: 1978.2.6: South-Korea, Ulsan, Hyundai Shipbuilders & Heavy Industries. Shipyard no. 646.
8 672 dwt, 14 059 GRT, 4 217 NRG, Pielstick 12PC2 2 x 5 736 kW, 155.99 x 21.13 x 7.32 m. Ship design Stena Searunner. RoRo ferry, 12 berths for passengers. Sisterships GLOBAL CARRIER, GLOABL FREIGHTER, KOTKA VIOLET.
1977.11.29: STENA PROSPER, laid down, planned name.
1978.2.6: ATLANTIC PROSPER, homeport London. Stena Container Line, London. Time charterer Atlantic Container Line ACL.1979: sponsoon constructed. 1981.4: STENA IONIA, Stena Atlas Line Ltd., Valletta. 1981.6: MERZARIO IONIA, charterer Andrea Merzario S.p.A., Genova. 1983.4: STENA IONIA, end of chartering. 1984. Stena Caribbean Line Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands.1985.12.27: STENA GOTHICA. Rederi AB Concordia, Göteborg (mgrs Liro Shiping AB, Bara, Sverige). 1987.2.16: Owners renamed Stena Rederi AB, Göteborg - > Stena AB, Göteborg.
1988.1.12: BORE GOTHICA, charterer Oy Rettig Ab, Helsinki -> Oy Bore Line Ab. 1988.12.9: Aug. Lindholm Eftr. AB, Stockholm (mgrs Liro Management AB). Charterer Oy Rettig Ab. Trading from Turku to Germany and England. 1992.1.1: Charterer Finncarriers Oy Ab, Helsinki.
1995.2.8: Aug. Lindholm Eftr. Ab amalgamated with Bore Lines AB, Stockholm (tech. mgrs Baltic Marine Service AB, Nacka). 1996.11: FINNBIRCH, Stockholm. Same owners. 1999: FINNBIRCH, Stockholm. Störmma Tursim & Sjöfart A/B, Lindholm Shipping.
2006.11.1: enroute Helsinki - Århus between Öland och Gotland list of 40 dgrs. One crew member was lost when ship sunk. 13 persons were saved, one of them died in hospital. 2006.11.22: the lost crew member was found from the wreck.

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