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to the bridge

Awesome trip to an old ship with Akrylamid and Bjö©. The stair up goes to the bridge.

 

The ship is Norwegian but lays on the Swedish side of a fjord between the two countries. It is a historic vessel built in 1949 in UK. It is the only one left of its kind that was a common cargo ship in the years after the war traveling the north European waters. First as a steam powered vessel then later reconverted and fitted with a 9 cylinder diesel motor engine. It has status as listed and many historians hope it will be saved and restored. The ship was decommissioned in 1986.

 

Originally named 'SS Pompey Power', then renamed 'Tandik' and in 1963 'Hamen'.

 

Blog post from MS Hamen with a lot more shots.

 

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Taken on June 27, 2010