IMO 5346526. Here discharging ore from Narvik.
Regarded as one of the outstanding ships of her day the Svealand was, with her sister Amerikaland, the largest dry cargo ship afloat when completed by Deutsche Werft in 1925. Built for Tirfling Steamship Company, Gothenburg, senior company in the Brost
One of the outstanding ships of her day, the "Svealand" arriving at Las Palmas. Twin screw motorships, she and her sister "Amerikland" would generally load at Cruz Grande, Chile, in under 2 hours - the record was 48 minutes - and discharge at Baltimore in about 24. Hours, that is, not minutes! An
When delivered by Deutsche Werft in 1925 the "Svealand" and her sister "Amerikaland" were, at over 22,000 dwt tons, the largest dry-cargo ships in the world. They were built for the Swedish Tirfling SS Co, part of the Brostrom Group, to ship iron ore from Chile to the Sparrow Point, Baltimore, work