M/F Finnbirch


Route-
IMO7528609
Building year1978 / 1979 / 1986
Building yardHyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea (#646)
OwnerStrömma Turism & Sjöfart AB
Operator-
Length155,99 m
Breadth21,67 m / 22,71 m
Draft7,32 m
GT5.466 / 5.752
Machinery2 * Pielstick 12PC2-5V-400
Speed17 kn.
Number of passengers12
Number of beds12
Number of cars?
Lanemetres1.700 / 2.100
Port of registryStockholm
FlagSweden
Former namesFinnbirch (2002-2006) - Finnlines
Finnbirch (1996-2002) - Finncarriers
Bore Gothica (1992-1996) - Finncarriers
Bore Gothica (1991-1992) - Bore RoRo
Bore Gothica (1991) - British Goverment of Defense
Bore Gothica (1988-1991) - Bore RoRo
Stena Gothica (1985-1988) - Stena Line
Stena Ionia (1985) - ?
Stena Ionia (1985) - North Sea Ferries B.V.
Stena Ionia (1982-1985) - OT West Africa Line
Merzario Ionia (1981-1982) - Andreo Merzario
Atlantic Prosper (1978-1984) - Atlantic Container Line
Stena Prosper (1978)
Former ownersBore Lines AB (1995-1999)
August Lindholm Eftr (1988-1995)
Stena(1978-1988)
Sister shipsBalticum, Finnforest,
NotesSinking on the 1/11-2006, between Øland and Gotland. 2 persons dies.
    M/F Bore Gothica

    Photo: Marc Peper (Travemünde 2/7-1992)

    M/F Finnbirch

    Photo: Michael Koefoed-Hansen (Helsinki 13/7-2006)