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The Kungsholm's Final Voyages
Under Swedish Flag

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Sven-Olof Svensson was a crew member on the Kungsholm,
during the final weeks under Swedish flag.

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Sven-Olof Svensson mustered on the Kungsholm on August 30, 1975 at Hamilton Bermuda, as 3rd Engineer. The cruise continued north to Canada - Halifax and Quebec - and ended in NYC. This was the Kungsholm's last cruise under SAL's ownership. Most of the crew left the ship in New York. Then the Kungsholm made it's last Atlantic crossing, with Gothenburg as the presumed destination. On the second day at sea, it was announced that the ship was sailing to Wallsend, Newcastle.

Hotel Frontenac, Quebec, 1975.

3rd Officer Hasse Sjöström.

Under way..

Under way.

Jaws was playing in New York.

Manhattan 1975.

Ready to sail, September 11th, 1975.
Blue Peter is hoisted.

Carpenter Reo Salminen and Boatswain Anti Leskinen.

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