The Kildin (alternatively Kil' din), a steel hulled steamship laden with a cargo of timber, 79.24 L x 11.58 B x 5.51 D metres, 1640 GRT, two boilers, 181 hp, built 1908 W. Dobson & Co. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Yard No. 158, owner Archangel-Mourman Steam. Nav. Co. registered in Archangel, Russia, Captain J. Karamisheff.
This vessel in passage from Archangel, Russia to Lerwick was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-94, Captain Alfred Saalwächter, at a position given as 61.47N, 00.35W, which falls very approximately at 6 miles E of Lamba Ness, Unst, on July 30th 1917.