Viking Line

m/f  DIANA II

Off.no / IMO: Build: 1979 Shipyard: Jos. L. Meyer Werft, Papenburg Ems, W. Germany. # 592
Dwt: 2.400 Grt: 11.653 Nrt: 5.441
Speed: 21, knots   Dim: 137,01 x 24,80 x 5,45 m.
9/7 1979; Delivered to Partrederi C. B. Myrsten, Slite, Sweden as DIANA II
14/6 1979; In traffic for Viking Lines between Stockholm - Mariehamn - Åbo.
30/6 1980; In trafik between Kapellskär - Mariehamn - Nådendal.
1989. Sold to PK Finans, Stockholm. (Manager: Rederi AB Slite).
5/2 1989; Grounded at Otterkobbarna with heavely bottom damage, managed for own power to go to Kapellskär where she sunk to the bottom in the harbor. Was later refloated and towed to a shipyard for repair.
30/12 1992 - 26/9 1994; On T/C to TR-Line, Rostock, Germany, in traffic between Trelleborg - Rostock. (Rostock - Rönne, Bornholm during summer season).
1994.06. Sold to Stabilo Maritime Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus. ( Managers: Nordström & Thulin). For delivery in September.
1994.09. Laid up in Rostock. Renamed VIRONIA.
1994.10. Renamed MARE BALTICUM. Departure Rostock for Nådendal to be rebuild. (Manager; Estonian Shipping Company, Tallinn, Estonia)11/11 1994 - 1996.06. In traffic for EstLine between Tallinn - Stockholm.
1996.08. Renamed MELOODIA.
20/9 1996; On T/C for Hansatee Shipping Oy, Tallinn, Estonia. In traffic between Helsinki - Tallinn. 
7/2 2002; Sold to AS Tallink, Group, Tallinn, Estonia. In traffic between Helsinki - Tallinn.