MS FINNALPINO (OIBR, LR/IMO 7235290) Valmistunut/completed: 1973.4.6, Helsinki, Valmet Oy, Helsingin telakka.
8123 / 5302 dwt, 8300 BHP, 129.38 x 19.45 x 8.04 / 6.47 m. Shipyard no. 271. Sisterships FINNPINE (2), FINNTRADER (2), FINNWOOD (2).
1973.4.6: FINNALPINO, homeport Kotka. Merivienti Oy (Enso-Gutzeit Oy) Kotka (Finnlines). Trading to Medeiterranean. 1982.10.1: FINNALPINO, homeport Naantali. Neste Oy, Naantali (Finnlines).
1983.11.15: IRVING FOREST, Bermudian register. Gainvir Transport Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda (Kent Line, Saint John, New Brunswick). 1988: collided at full speed into an oil rig in the North Sea, repaired in Rotterdam.
1990.1.11: capsized in heavy seas in mid-North Atlantic. 18 crew + 1 pax rescued from liferafts by tanker BT NESTOR. Last seen drifting in psn 46.58N 28.27W.
Report on the abandonment and subsequent sinking of the Motor Vessel IRVING FOREST in the North Atlantic Ocean in January 1990