MS AURORA (OFDI, LR 5030995) Valmistunut/completed 1938.12, Turku, Ab Crichton-Vulcan Oy.
7300 dwt, 5800 bhp, 130.20 x 16.66 x 7.70 m. Shipyard no. 749. Sistership ATLANTA.
1938.12: AURORA, homeport Helsinki. Rederi Ab Atlanta — Laivanvarustaja Oy Atlanta, Helsinki. The largest ship built in Finland. 1941: Sailed from South America for bunkers in Curacao. Allies ordered ship to proceed to New York where arrived 28th July and anchored in Hudson river. August 22nd fire burned the midship. 1st officer Conrad Freese died and captain Albert Björklöf burned badly. Repaired in Newport News. 1943: Rederi Ab Atlanta — Laivanvarustaja Oy Atlanta (Suomen Etelä-Amerikan Linja — Finland Syd-Amerika Linjen, E. Makasiinik. 4) Helsinki.
1942: ROSEMONT, Panamian flag. US Government captured. Pacific Ocean service. 1946.5.10 anchored at Hudson river.
1946.9.12: AURORA, returned to owners. November 8th arrived at Helsinki. First Finnish merchant ship with radar installed. 1952: Oy Suomen Etelä-Amerikan Linja / Finland-Sydamerika Linjen Ab (E. Makasiinik. 4) Helsinki.
1964: IOANNIS, G.& N.Angelakis, D.& S.Grigoriou & J.Maltezos, Piraeus.
1971.5.19: demolished Shanghai.
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