Stockholms Rederi AB Svea,
Stockholm, Sweden.

General cargo ship


m.v. WARUN 8016 Build: 1935 Shipyard: Öresundsvarvet AB, Landskrona, Sweden
Dwt: 1.115 Grt: 805 Nrt: 293
Speed: 10 knots  34 Dim:  67,26 x 10,82 x 3,70 m.
21/5 1935: Delivered to Stockholms Rederi AB Svea, Stockholm as WARUN.
13/12 1939 - 25/10 1945: On T/C to the Swedish Navy as Auxillary ship No.5 and rebuild to a mine layer.
25/10 1945: Returned toStockholms Rederi AB Svea, Stockholm as WARUN.
3/8 1956: Grounded at Hävringe and developed a fire in hold #2. Abandoned. Later refloated and towed to Finnboda Varf, Stockholm where she was condemned as a total loss.
The wreck was sold to Sten A Olsson (STENA), Gothenburg
Repaired and lengthened with 12,2 meter at Sölvesborgs Varv. (New tonnage: Dwt: 1.500, Grt: 993).
1957: Sold to P/R for m.s. MARGIT ( H Sjösten), Gothenburg. Renamed MARGIT.
1964: Sold to Stena AB, Gothenburg.
1965: Sold to Levante Shipping Co., Famagusta, Cyprus. Renamed ARISTIDES.
1979: Sold to Astritis Maritime Inc., Panama. Renamed RIVER SIDE.
22/5 1980: Confiscated by Italian Customs outside Italy for cigarettsmuggling and towed to Salerno, Italy where she was laid in arrest. After this there is a lot of rumours of what happend to her, One is that the Italian Navy took over her and used her as a mine laying ship, another is that she was scrapped in Salerno. However she is stricken in Lloyds Register first 1984.