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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:GRIPSHOLMAdded:Jan 14, 2019
Captured:January 25, 1975IMO:5136361Hits:817
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: 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
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Samantha (Until 1984)
- Navarino (Until 1983)
- Gripsholm (Until 1975)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:23,292 tons
Summer DWT:3,885 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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Bob Scott on Jan 15, 2019 23:22 (7 months ago)
Thanks for that exact date, Clive
Brett Bachmann on Jan 15, 2019 18:47 (7 months ago)
I sailed on her as Navarino in my teens on the South Afircan coast. Beautiful ship....
Clive Harvey on Jan 15, 2019 18:45 (7 months ago)
This was the 25th June 1975. It was the very last time that Gripsholm called at Tilbury.
Tony Martin on Jan 14, 2019 21:07 (7 months ago)
Bob, very nice shot of this classic old liner.
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