Foto från Micke Asklanders hemsida: Fakta om fartyg .

Avasaksa was the fourth ship of a series of 9 bulk carriers with a tonnage of about 14.000 DW and had a max speed of 15 knots. The trial trip on Rivöfjorden took place on the 6th of June 1957. After a few voyages between Narvik and continental ports with ore she was used on the route Narvik - US East coast with ore and from Hampton Roads with coal back to Europe. The voyages between Narvik and the Us during winter time were terrible.

Kommandobryggan Avasaksa
Fakta om fartyg
Besättningslista (Crew List)