EXCURSION & INSHORE STEAMSHIPS by Tramscape, publishers of the paddlesteamers.info database


Stockholm 2008


 Stromma Kanalbolaget is one of the main operators of excursion ships in the Stockholm area. it is part of the Stromma Turism & Sjofart AB company, which also operates the larger "Cinderella" boats Cinderella I and Cindeella II and MV "Askungen" to the more further flung extremities of the Stockholm archipelago, and also Bjornessons, the main excursion operator at Gothenburg on Sweden's west coast. In the Stockholm area, their ships operate independently of the "Waxholmsbolaget", the city-owned company which oversees public transport in the archipelago, but the Cinderella ships are integrated into the the Waxholmbolaget fare structure.
Stromma's excurssion ships are mainly operating in Lake Malaren, the vast expanse of water inland of Stocholm city which effectively controls the connection between the lake and the Archipelago. The vessels Drottningholm and Gustafsberg VII reflect the two major lakeside attractions to which Stromma run excursions. The vessel Stockholm, in the summer season, runs three daily "fast" return trips to Waxholm, the main resort and traffic node in the archipelago in direct competition with the numerous services of the Waxholmbolaget.

The company's fleet in Stockholm includes two steamers, the much-rebuilt "Drottningholm" of 1909 and the "Stockholm" of 1931 which was originally a steamer on the Baltic Sea, which they rescued from certain scrapping and rebuilt in "heritage" style. Interestingly, Stockholm, which is much bigger than the other excursion ships, was given auxiliary diesel equipment which is used most of the time although her steam plant remains. The other vessels pictured here are also old, but have been converted to diesel operation in earlier years. "Enkoping", dating from 1868 and which received its diesel plant in 1948, one of the earlier conversions, is the oldest passenger vessel on Lloyds' List. Prins Carl Philip (1901, converted 1952), Angantyr (1909, converted 1955), Gustafsberg VII (1912, converted 1985), Ostana I (1906, converted 1985), Waxholm III (1908), Gustaf III (1912) complete the line-up of old-timers, lovingly restored.  Three more modern motor vessels, "Stromma Kanal" (1975), "Eskil" (1989) and "Victoria" (1984), are also in the fleet.

The Stromma company has been instrumental in saving and restoring old vessels : Enkoping, after a varied life at numerous locations in Sweden, latterly Lysekil, was purchased, re-christened with the first of her many names and rebuilt to approximate her original appearance. Waxholm III had been out of service since 1961 and used as a floating restaurant at Waxholm with her engines removed when she was bought. Only the dieselisation of Gustafsberg VII in 1985 of a vessel bought in 1973 proved controversial with enthusiasts, but the vessel retained its traditional appearance despite this financially-driven change.


 
Film No No Operating Area Country Location Year Taken on Type Ship Also showing Comments
208017 1 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 MV Angantyr

208017 2 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Angantyr

208017 3 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Angantyr

208017 4 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Angantyr

208017 5 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 SS Drottningholm Victoria
208017 6 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 7 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 8 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 9 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 10 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm Prins Carl Philip, Mariefred
208017 11 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 12 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 13 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 14 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm

208017 15 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 16 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 17 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 18 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 19 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 20 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 21 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 22 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 23 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 27/07/2008 SS Drottningholm
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208017 24 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 SS Enkoping

208017 25 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Enkoping

208017 26 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Enkoping
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208017 27 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Enkoping
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208017 28 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Enkoping
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208017 29 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 SS Enkoping
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208017 30 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Gustaf III

208017 31 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Gustaf III

208017 32 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Gustaf III

208017 33 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Gustaf III

208017 34 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Gustafsberg VII

208017 35 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Gustafsberg VII

208017 36 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Gustafsberg VII

208017 37 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 25/05/2008 MV Gustafsberg VII

208017 38 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Ostana I

208017 39 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Ostana I

208017 40 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 23/07/2008 MV Ostana I

208017 41 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 25/07/2008 MV Ostana I

208017 42 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 25/07/2008 MV Prins Carl Philip

208017 43 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Prins Carl Philip Mariefred
208017 44 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Prins Carl Philip
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208017 45 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Stadthuset 2008 27/07/2008 MV Prins Carl Philip
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208017 46 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 24/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 47 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 24/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 48 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 24/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 49 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 50 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 51 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 52 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 53 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 54 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 55 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 56 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 57 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 58 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 59 Stockholm Sweden Waxholm 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 60 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 61 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 62 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Strandvagen 2008 25/07/2008 SS Stockholm

208017 63 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Waxholm III

208017 64 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Waxholm III

208017 65 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Waxholm III

208017 66 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm, Nybrokajen 2008 24/07/2008 MV Waxholm III

208017 67 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 25/07/2008 MV Ostana I
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208017 68 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 25/07/2008 MV Ostana I
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208017 69 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm 2008 25/07/2008 MV Ostana I
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