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Photographer:Allan RO [View profile]Title:GripenAdded:Jan 26, 2011
Captured:June 01, 1975IMO:5136359Hits:1,767
Location:Copenhagen, Denmark
Photo Category: Ferries
delivered June 1956 by Aalborg Vaerft A/S (yd # 115) to Svenska R/A Oresund.
Later Nordschau (DEU), Gripen av Malmö (SWE) and in 1986 renamed Southern Elegance (PAN) - Tropical Cruise Line S. A. (Grundstad Maritime Overseas)

apparently used for gambling cruises out of Biloxi for a while, last reported lying on the Intercoastal canal on the West Bank of New Orleans during 1999 - is she still there or has she been broken up ?

photo : Copenhagen, 06:1975
photo : © Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1975/2011
Vessel Identification
Name:Southern Elegance
Former name(s):
- Gripen Av Malmo (Until 1986 Dec)
- Nordschau (Until 1984)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:2,084 tons
Summer DWT:309 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Jens Boldt on May 12, 2017 12:21 (1 year ago)
Not for sure - at least she was deleted from the register in August 2010. Reason: further existence in doubt... on May 12, 2017 11:36 (1 year ago)
Anybody know if she still are alive
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