SS Martti Ragnar (1934)

SS Martti Ragnar was a Finnish steam freighter own by Ragnar Nordström and named after his son Martti-Ragnar Nordström. In 1939, while carrying a cargo of cellulose, sulfite and woodpulp from Kemi to Ellesmere Port in England, she was sunk by U-4 on 22 September in Skagerrak.[1]

Builder: Helsingørs Jernskibs- og Maskinbyggeri A/S, Helsingør, Denmark
Yard number: 97
Acquired: 1934
In service: August 1903
Out of service: 23 September 1939
Fate: Sunk by U-4
General characteristics
Displacement: 2.262
Length: 97,87 m
Beam: 13,18 m
Draft: 5,84 m
Propulsion: triple expansion steam engine
Speed: 8 knots


  1. "5602102". Miramar Ship Index. Retrieved 16 October 2018.

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