OY Vasa - Umeå AB,
Vasa, Finland

 

m/f  POLAR EXPRESS

Off.no / IMO: ? / 5413044 Build: 1963 Shipyard: Aalborg Skipsvaerft A/S Aalborg, Denmark. # 140.
Dwt: 750 Grt: 2.866 Nrt: 1.450
Speed: 16 knots   Dim: 91,25 x 17,70 x 5,99 m. Draft: 4,197 m.
22/3 1963: Delivered to Rederi AB Göteborg -Frederikshavn Linjen, Göteborg as PRINSESSAN MARGARETHA (II), in traffic Göteborg - Frederikshavn
18/12 1968: Sold to OY Vasa - Umeå AB, Vasa, Finland.
18/12 1968 - 12/10 1969: On T/C to Rederi AB Göteborg - Frederikshavn Linjen, Göteborg, Sweden.
Dec. 1969: Arrived Rauma Shipyard, Finland for rebuilding.
15/1 1970: Renamed POLAR EXPRESS.
1/6 1980: Company name changed to OY Vaasanlaivat - Vasabåtarna AB, Vasa, Finland.
1982: Sold to OY Jakob Lines AB, Jakobstad, Finland.
1984: Sold to Gulf Star Shipping Co. W.L.L., Kuwait City, Kywait and renamed AL FARIS II.
1984: Sold to Mahmoud Abei H. Sadeg, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
1985: Sold to Marine Right S.A., Panama and renamed FARAH II.
6/3 1986: Had fire break out in her accomodation while she was loading at Nuweiba, Egypt. It was not possible to extinguish the fire and she took on a heavy list, so she was towed away from the quay and sank 9/3 1986 in a pos. 26.56N, 34.39E.