SS AINA NURMINEN (OFKA, LR 1131436) Valmistunut/completed 1912.4.16, England, Dumbarton, A. McMillan & Son Ltd. Shipyard no. 444.
7850 dwt, 1870 IHP, 116.50 x 15.57 x 7.82 m.
1912.4.16: KIRKOSWALD, Kyle Transport Co Ltd, Liverpool 1916.7: AUSTRALMEAD, Australian Commonwealth Line of Steamers, Melbourne 1920.4.17: AUSTRALMEAD, in the Indian Ocean disabled owing to a manila hawser having been washed overboard and fouled her propeller. British ss PALMA towed to Mauritius, a distance of 1,218 miles, arriving at Port Louis 27th April. 1924: AGHIA MARINA, Pnevmaticos, Rethymnis & Yannaghas, Syra, Greece. 1929: AGIA MARINA, Kassos Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Pnevmaticos, Rethymnis & Yannaghas) Syra.
1947.7.17: AINA NURMINEN, homeport Helsinki. John Nurminen Oy (Satamak. 5) Helsinki. Renaming and delivery at London. July 21st departure from Amsterdam. 1947.9.6: AINA MARIA NURMINEN, same owners. New name to avoid confusing with AINO NURMINEN 1948.12.19: AINA MARIA NURMINEN, completed 10 months repairs at Wärtsilä.-Yhtymä Crichton-Vulcan shipyard, Turku. Traded Baltic, North Sea, Mediterranean sea. 1952: AINA MARIA NURMINEN, over 4 months repairs in Rauma-Repola shipyard, Rauma. Coal bunkers converted to oil. 1953.7.18: AINA MARIA NURMINEN, enroute Kotka - Isnäs - London mined near Kiel light vessel, psn 54.34.6 N 10.34 E. Probably English magnetic mine. The crew were rescued. Beached. July 24th towed to Kiel and discharged.
1953.12.2: AINA MARIA NURMINEN, delivery at Kiel to O.Bulens, towed to Antwerp for demolition.