|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||GRIPSHOLM||Added:||Jan 14, 2019|
|Captured:||January 25, 1975||IMO:||5136361||Hits:||817|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built 1950-1960|
|23,215 grt; 4,674 dwt; 778 passengers.
Operator: AB Svenska Amerika Linjen (Swedish America Lines), Gothenburg, Sweden.
Built: 1957 by Ansaldo SpA, Genoa, Italy. Yard no. 1500).
Propulsion: twin-screw with 2 x nine-cylinder, two-stroke Götaverken DM760/1500VG-9U of 16,200 bhp (total). Speed: 18 Knots.
1975-sold to Michael A. Karageorgis, Piraeus, Greece, renamed NAVARINO.
1983-sold to Multiship Italia SrL, Rome, Italy, renamed SAMANTHA.
1984-sold to Universal Glow Inc, Panama, renamed REGENT SEA.
1997-sold/renamed SEA, laid-up.
2001-sold to Indian shipbreakers but sprang a leak while under tow off South Africa and sank 12/7 in position 35.21S/26.13E.
Photo: Alongside Tilbury Landing Stage, Port of London, 25th June, 1975