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Steam drifters 1946

Steam drifters 1946

Swedish steam drifters in the fishing harbour of Göteborg, Sweden in 1946.
From my collections.

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Very good clear photograph, Hasse, thanks for posting. You may already know this but the trawlers are left to right.
OCEAN, 220grt/built 1907 by Duthie, Aberdeen (Yd.No.269) for German owners. Owned by Tral A/B Nordsjon, Gothenburg (C. A. Berglund, manager).
UTTERN (ex Gamen-38, Comte H. v. d. Burgh),214grt/built 1907 by Mackie & Thomson, Glasgow (Yd.No.346) for Belgian owners. Owned by Fiskeria A/B Uttern, Gothenburg (J.O.W. Nilsson, manager).
ALEXANDER (ex Greta, George Grimmer), 208grt/built 1902 by Duthie, Aberdeen (Yd.No.237) for H. A. Holmes, Aberdeen. Owner Fiskeri A/B Greta, Gothenburg (J. O. Olsson, manager).
It is interesting that all three had a triple engine by Lidgerwood of Coatbridge.

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Thank´s Gil!
Thanks for your information's, to be true i don't have a clue about drifters only try to post different kind of nostalgia pictures from my old Magazines, for all you others in the forum to share.

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