No Use in Trying to Paper Over this Wreck

January 20, 2013 — Leave a comment

Wreck of Savonmaa

On January 20, 1937, the Finnish steamer Savonmaa and twenty-six of her crew met an untimely end when she ran aground in the Skaggerak during a heavy storm. The ship was bound for the UK with a cargo of paper and pitprops and undoubtedly caused much angst for UK paper-pushers.

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