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Photo Details
Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:GunillaAdded:May 13, 2010
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Under 3000gt)
Swedish coaster pictured at Lubeck on 24th July 1979.

356 g.t. built in 1945 by AB Oskarshamns Varv, Oskarshamn. Lengthened in 1954.
Thanks to David Ford for the details.
*Apologies for quality but a scan from 126 format negative*
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Monica (Until 1965)
- Gunilla (Until 1961)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Training Ship
Gross tonnage:405 tons
Summer DWT:546 tons
Length:50 m
Beam:8 m
Draught:3 m

Additional Information
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1941
AIS Information
Last known position:
28°9’34.38” N, 15°47’27.42” W
Speed, course (heading):
5.6kts, 248° (247°)
Location:El Hierro
Arrival:2nd Apr 2021
09:00:56 UTC
Last update:
10 days 21 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 4th, 13:00:25 UTCCherbourg
2018 August 23rd, 13:00:36 UTCLubeck
2018 August 23rd, 13:00:13 UTCOckero
2018 August 4th, 02:02:07 UTCHhbpwmouth
2018 May 12th, 09:00:04 UTCPortsmouth
2018 May 12th, 09:00:03 UTCPortsmouth
2018 April 25th, 14:00:33 UTCCharleston
2018 April 13th, 16:30:20 UTCMiami
2018 April 13th, 16:30:10 UTCMiami
2018 March 21st, 09:30:41 UTCProgreso
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Photo Comments (4)

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davidships on May 16, 2010 22:08 (10 years ago)
... and some might say even better looking after her conversion:
Robert J Smith on May 13, 2010 15:38 (10 years ago)
Hi John,

I saw a GUNILLA back in the early '70s, the info I have for her (year/grt) matches what David has said above so quite possibly the same one.
No photograph to compare unfortunately.

Peter Thede on Dec 04, 2006 06:57 (14 years ago)
a wonderful good looking coaster,great shot,thank you for posting
regards peter
David Ford on Dec 04, 2006 05:35 (14 years ago)

In the 1990/91 LR, I find the following which looks as though it might well be the ship in your picture:

LR / IMO no: 5239515
Owner: Karl A I Kristiansson
Port of registry: Skarhamn
Lchd 1940, completed July 1945
Builder: AB Oskarshamns Varv, Oskarshamn
Yard no: 872
Dimensions: 48.95 x 8.34 x 3.474m
Lengthened in 1954.
GRT: 356
DWT: 546
Engine: MaK 6-cyl, 345 BHP [new engine fitted 1965]
Speed: 9 knots
1 hold, fitted with 2 x 2-ton derricks.

David Ford
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