SS SAMPO (VJCF / OHBL, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed: 1898.5, U.K, Newcastle on Tyne, Low Walker, Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd.
2050 displacement, 3000 HP (stern propeller engine 1600 HP, bow propeller engine 1400 HP), 61.6 x 13.1 m x 5.6 m. Shipyard no. 679. The first icebreaker in Europe with bow propeller. Crew 43.
1898.5: SAMPO, homeport Helsinki. Finnish Government, Board of Navigation. Price 49,650 £. 1918.2.24: first Finnish radio contact from shore to ship: Vaasa coastal radiostation and the SAMPO that was assisting the ARCTURUS transporting Finnish Jaegers from Libau to Vaasa. 1940.1.6: Grounded in dense fog off Kaijakari, Pori. Refloated in the spring. Repairs completed at Hietalahti, Helsinki in the autumn of 1941 (another source March 1941).
1960: demolished Mathildedal, Teijon Tehtaat.