A Tribute to the Swedish American Line
The White Viking Fleet - 100 Year Anniversary 2015
19 Years on the Internet



Broströms 150 Years
Swedish American Line 100 Years,
Anniversary Event at Eriksbergshallen, Gothenburg

More than 1000 guests were present when Broströms, the parent company of
the Swedish American Line, celebrated its 150 year anniversary, which
coincided with The Swedish American Line's 100th anniversary.

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A fireboat joining in on the celebration.
Photo: Patrick Zeller

Left to right: Lars Hemingstam, Lars Erik Jansson,
SAL Captain Erland von Hofsten, author of "Med Sjön I Blodet",
one more name to be added.
Photo: L-O Rydén.

Mr Folke Widell, Cashier on the Kungsholm,
and Information Officer Lars Erik Jansson outside Eriksbergshallen.
Photo: Lars Hemingstam

Patrick Zeller.

Flottans Män ready to entertain
Photo: Lars Hemingstam

The stage.

Photo: Patrick Zeller.

More than 1000 guests celebrating the aniversary.
Photo: Lars Hemingstam

SAL Captain Kjell Smitterberg is a much appreciated storyteller.
Photo: L-O Rydén.

The hosts: Jacob and Dan Broström.
In the background, moderator Britt-Marie Mattsson.
Photo: Patrick Zeller

Second Purser Jörgen Areskough and Cashier Sven Fürst.
Photo: L-O Rydén.

Asko Salkola, Purser's Office.
Photo: L-O Rydén.

Ingwar Gemzell and Rolf Meyer.
Photo: L-O Rydén.

A happy ship with a happy crew.
Eva-Lena Christoffersson (tidigare Vernersson), May Johansson, Ullabritt Kovarik
Gun-Lis Svensson, (name to be added), Karl Kovarik

Photo Patrick Zeller.

Cashier Sven Fürst and SAL enthusiast L-O Rydén.
Photo: Patrick Zeller.


Dinner on the S/S Marieholm för SAL employees.


Tommy Stark, name to be added (embarrasing, I should know), and Patrick Zeller.


Rolf Meyer and Ingwar Gemzell on the S/S Marieholm.
Photo: Patrick Zeller.



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Torkel Tistrand
Sea Personnel Manager
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Curt Dawe
Chief Purser
Carl-Gustav Kruse
Chief Purser
Hugo Bilén
Chief Purser
Evert Eriksson
Chief Purser
Poul V Lange
Chief Purser
Lennart Angelmo
Second Purser
Jörgen Areskough
Second Purser
Ingvar Torstensson
Second Purser
T Odenlund Cashier L-E Jansson
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Asko Salkola
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Chief Steward
Ingwar Gemzell & Rolf Mayer


Karl-Gunnar Johansson

Karl-Gösta Ekblad
”Kalle Tårta”Baker,
Col Buffet Manager

Franz Havranek
Wine Steward
Juan Martinez
Patrick Zeller
Gustav Weber Petterson

Otto Friedrich, Cabin Steward

Lars Warlin
Assistant Waiter
Tommy Stark
Deck Waiter
Hans "Hasse" Gustafsson
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C-G Edhardt
Deck Steward
Johan Jarekull
Hyttnisse, Assistant Deck Steward
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