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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


Ready for launching. Photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo is copyright of the Kotka Maritime Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Kotka Maritime Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Tuomas Romu

Above photo is copyright of the Kotka Maritime Museum

Lloyd's List, Saturday, 14/09/1907