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Photographer:Igor Dilo [View profile]Title:ASTORIAAdded:Nov 24, 2021
Captured:July 10, 2021IMO:UnavailableHits:242
Location:Sundsvall, Sweden
Photo Category: Harbour & tour boats / restaurant vessels
Seen at Sundsvall harbour, closed due to pandemic at that time.
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Dеnis on Nov 27, 2021 12:51 (10 hours ago)
Are red stripes on "funnels" don't align on purpose?
Cisco on Nov 26, 2021 08:45 (1 day ago)
Yes , calling them chimneys just doesn't 'stack' up :)
Paul Finnigan on Nov 26, 2021 05:42 (1 day ago)
Rick ,I see it wasn't a Maritime person who wrote that calling the funnels chimneys 😃
davidships on Nov 25, 2021 23:03 (1 day ago)
At least it's not balancing an oversized football on a funnel - unlike the other hotel behind
Igor Dilo on Nov 25, 2021 11:23 (2 days ago)
@Rick - Thanks for interesting info added.
Kind regards, Igor
Rick Vince on Nov 25, 2021 10:23 (2 days ago)
An interesting concept, thanks Igor.

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"Astoria was built in 1991 at the Volkswerft shipyard in Stralsund, Germany, and towed to Gothenburg in 1996. In 1997, the hotel business started on the ship in Gothenburg.

The 100.4 meter long and 11.7 meter wide ship is built of modules on a barge to mimic a transatlantic steamer. The ship has no engine and has never been in operation as anything other than a hotel. The chimneys were set up so that the ship would receive a building permit.

The 1,800-tonne floating hotel has 120 rooms with 245 beds."
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