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KUNGSHOLM

KUNGSHOLM

KUNGSHOLM, Göteborg, Sweden - at Langelinie in Copenhagen, Denmark in the 30's
1928: built at Blohm+Voss, Hamburg, Germany
1965: b/u in Bilbao, Spain
KUNGSHOLM was sistership with GRIPSHOLM

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"Kungsholm" (1928, 21,250 grt) pioneer motor liner. Requisitioned US Govt 1941, became troop transport "John Ericsson"; 1948. Home Lines' "Italia" till 1964; sold for use as floating hotel "Imperial Bahama". Sold for breaking 1965.
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IMO. 5516547 , Dead.
Ship Type : Passenger Ship.
Dim : Loa x Beam - 181.32 x 22.00 mtr.
Passenger : 1.428 Guest.( 209 First Class - 395 Second Class & 940 Third Class )
Built in 1928 by Blohm & Voss Hamburg Germany as " KUNGSHOLM " for Ab Svenska Amerika Linjen ( A.Jonsson Gothenburg as manager ) Gothenburg Sweden.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 21.250 / 11.237 / 9.490.
Main Engine : B&W - 2 x 8.500 bhp.

1942/02 Sold to United States War Shipping Administration New York USA,renmed " JOHN ERICSSON ".(Tropp Transport)
1947/07 Sold to AB Svenska Atlantic Linjen Gothenburg Sweden,renamed " KUNGSHOLM ".
1948/05 Sold to South Atlantic Lines Inc Panama City Panama,renamed " ITALIA ".
1954 Sold to Home Lines Inc Panama City Panama.
1964 Sold to Freeport Bahama Enterprises Panama City Panama,renamed " IMPERIAL BAHAMA ". (Floating Hotel)

1965/09 BU Bilbao Spain.




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