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Name: TARMO
Type: Icebreaker
Launched: 09/09/1907
Completed: 12/1907
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 797
Dimensions: 1574grt, 173nrt, 208.6 x 47.0 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33 & 53 x 36ins) & T3cyl (24.5, 38 & 61 x 39ins), 401nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1907 Government of Finland
1964 Renamed APU
1969 Renamed TARMO
1969 Preserved
Comments: Designed with a propeller at each end
1940: Damaged by a bomb from a Russian aircraft. Repaired
1969: Became a museum ship at Kotka, Finland


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