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"THE STEAMSHIPS OF STOCKHOLM....." Skärgården - Stockholm Archipelago Tip by eden_teuling

  STEAMER....
by eden_teuling
 
 

By installing a boiler and a steam engine in a sailing yacht, the English engineer Samuel Owen introduced steamships in Sweden.

The year was 1816 and trips were made on the RIDDARJFäRDEN bay in the centre of Stockholm/

During 112 years, hundreds of steamships were built and put in service to towns, communities, islands and villages on the lake MäLAREN and in the archipelago of Stockholm, only a handful survived until present time.
The steamships of Stockholm is a unique part of Swedis cultural history and a tourist symbol of Stockholm.

There are 11 steamships for passengers, no ships that TRY to look like the old archipelago steamers, BUT JUST THE REAL STEAM POWERD SHIPS.

Who wants to know more: see address or email me...

Address: STIFTELSEN SKäRGåRDSBåTEN, Nybrogata 76
Directions: see your map....
Phone: 08 - 662 89 02

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  • Written Mar 3, 2003
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