|Photographer:||Aleksi Lindström [View profile]||Title:||WAINAMOINEN||Added:||Jun 10, 2006|
|Location:||Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland|
|The second salvage attempt which was successful, in Helsinki in May 1999.
Length: 40 m
Beam: 8,4 m
Built: 1941 Schiffswerft August Pahl, Hamburg-Finkenwerder, Germany
Owner: Seppo Ihamäki, Helsinki
Speed: 12 kn
Former names: Wilhelm Bolz 1941, Elbe 1945, Väinämöinen 1971-91
Built originally for Hadag, Hamburg and in 1971 was sold to Lappeenranta, Finland. In 1991 brought to Helsinki for use as a restaurant ship and in August 1998 she sank in Hakaniemi, Helsinki and was raised in May 1999. In June 2000 she was drydocked but sank again in January 2001, in Tammisaari, Finland. Scrapped where she lay after several attempts to raise her in July 2001.