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NH 105255 S.S. Karl-Erik

Photo #: NH 105255  S.S. Karl-Erik
Title: S.S. Karl-Erik
Description: (American/Finnish Freighter, 1918) This freighter was built in Delaware in 1918 as S.S. Aurora (ID # 3325) and was in commercial service as the Finnish Karl-Erik from 1949 until she was scrapped in 1960. She originally had two pairs of short kingposts instead of masts, but these were replaced sometime after World War I by the two standard masts shown here. Donation of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2007. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 105255
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