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SAL Reunion, May 2000

Photos from the Reunion

Photo by Bengt Lundberg.
Erland von Hofsten and Carl-Eric Olterman, former Chief Officers and
Captains of the SAL fleet, and Victoria's Captain Chris Sample, exchanging
commemorative shields on board the Victoria in Stockholm on May 27, 2000.

Photo by Per Ericsson.
Victoria (ex Kungsholm) in Stockholm, May 27, 2000.
Many thanks to P&O Cruises for the outstanding hospitality shown to us during our reunion!

Special greeting to the reunion came from Danish musician Svend Asmussen, who sailed on the Kungsholm
during the fifties, and Claes Feder, the Kungsholm's Chief Architect, now living in Portugal.

Notable participants:
Carl-Eric Olterman was the Victoria/Kungsholm's first captain.
Ulla Chöler and Ingwar Gemzell both served on the Gripsholm, Kungsholm and Stockholm, but on different
ship generations. Ulla was a bath attendant during the fifties, and Ingwar was a steward during the sixties.
Franz Racz, leader of the ship's orchestra, made 26 cruises around the world!

Regardless of which ship we sailed on or which year - the memories we share are the same!

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