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Yard No. 728

Yard Number 728 was named KUNGSHOLM when launched on Wednesday 14/04/1965 by John Brown Clydebank for Swedish America Line Gothenburg

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1966
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 27670 grt | 5572 dwt
Length: 660 feet 2
Breadth: 87 feet 2
Draught: 28 feet 1

Owner History:
Swedish America Line Gothenburg
Flagship Cruises (Liberia) Ltd Monrovia
Finance For Shipping Ltd London
Investors in Industry London
3i London all traded as P&O Cruises
Leonardo Shipping Nassau
Avanti Services Corp St Kitts

Her main engines were built by A/B Gotaverken , she was powered by 2 Oil 2SA each 9cy 25200bhp 21 knots

Other names she bore were: 79 SEA PRINCESS - 95 VICTORIA - 02 MONA LISA - 07 OCEANIC II - 08 MONA LISA . Her last recorded name was VERONICA-12

KUNGSHOLM arrived for scrapping on 16/11/2015

Additional Information: Altered significantly on sale to P&O Cruises by having forward funnel removed and after funnel extended.
In 2010 she became a hotel at Duqm in Oman but ceased operation after 18 months.Despite attempts to have her preserved and returned to original condition she was sold for breaking and towed to Alang where she was beached on 19/11/2015.
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Photo supplied by Bob Scott