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Where: Emigrantvägen 2C, 414 63 Göteborg, Sweden

When: 01 May 1948

Ship M/S Stockholm of the Swedish American Line, moored at Stigbergskajen quay. The man to the left is Thore Bruno, related to the photographer Fredrik Bruno.

Svenska Amerika Liniens fartyg M/S Stockholm, förtöjd vid Stigbergskajen. Mannen till vänster är Thore Bruno, släkt med fotografen Fredrik Bruno.

Parish (socken): Göteborg
Province (landskap): Västergötland
Municipality (kommun): Göteborg
County (län): Västra Götaland

Photograph by: Fredrik Bruno
Date: May 1948
Format: Colour slide

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    paral_lax <°)><

    • 05/Dec/2014 11:49:50

    Stockholm visiting Göteborg :-)

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    TVL1970

    • 31/Jan/2015 23:55:43

    Perhaps best known for her collision with the ill-fated SS Andrea Doria, M/S Stockholm is still afloat and in operation (as of January 2015) as the MV Azores for Portuscale Cruises. See: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Azores

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 02/Feb/2015 08:47:08

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]] Thank you very much for posting the link to the interesting (and very international) history of the ship! The tragic accident of Andrea Dorea is well known, but I didn't know that a Swedish ship was involved... Here is another article on Wikipedia, about the Swedish American Line. M/S Stockholm and its story is also mentioned: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_American_Line /Anna B.

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    oaktree_brian_1976

    • 28/Oct/2015 01:09:24

    Is this the third MS Stockholm? The first burned in a fire, second was torpedoed during WW2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Stockholm_%281941%29#MS_Stockhol...

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 28/Oct/2015 07:37:09

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]] Yes, it is! The third M/S Stockholm was built in 1946, and in service for the Swedish American Line in 1948-1959, according to Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_American_Line Read "History: 1946-1951" (The list of Passenger ships in the article tells that she was built in 1948 though...which is contradictory.) The third M/S Stockholm collided with the Andrea Doria in 1956, and was repaired. She was sold to the East German government in January 1960. (Read also the second comment above linking to a Wikipedia article with the ship's story until today.) Thank you Brian for linking to the Wikipedia article about M/S Stockholm (1941) and (1938) - it should well be completed with the third M/S Stockholm (built in 1946 - or 1948). /Anna B.