A Tribute to the Swedish American Line
The White Viking Fleet - 100 Year Anniversary 2015
25 Years on the Internet


The Folk Dance Teams
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The following photos are from the Curt Dawe collection

The Gripsholm Christmas Crossing 1950

D248. Ingwar Gemzell in center of back row. Also Jens Grenskog, Caj Hansen.

D201. The Kungsholm Folk Dance Team.
Curt Dawe in front row. Ingwar Gemzell in top row, center.

D207. Third from left, Nina Kern. Bibi Dawe to the right of Curt Dawe.
Ann Marie Wiberg - far right (thanks to Lois "Lulu" MacNeil for this info).
Fourth man from the left is Lars Nydén, Bellboy, working for the Kungsholm
Radio Station in 1966 (working for Jalle Andersson / Keio Rockalati and Millding).
The photo is from the Gripsholm, where Lars worked in 1965 and 1967.
Lars performed the Ox Dance with the man standing in front of him.
Lars has also informed us that the man beside him (third from left) is
Claes Legert, Ass. Deck Steward and Elevator Boy 1967-68.
The man looking up behind the girl on the left is Göran Josefsson, Night Cleaner.
Kerstin Wennerström has identified Else Larsson, third from the left.

D208. Nina Kern on the far left.
Ann Marie Wiberg - fourth from left, and Hanna, second from right.
Both Ann Marie and Hanna are also to be seen on Lois "Lulu" MacNeil's page
Ann Marie was Lulu's cabin mate for three years.
The girl on Hannas right is Marguerite Velten - Bretmaisser,
Gripsholm 1968-1973.
Kerstin Wennerström has identified Else Larsson, first from the left.
To her right is Birgitta (last name unknown). Kerstin served with
Else and Birgitta on the Gripsholm during the spring of 1968.


D255. Relaxing after the performance. Center: Curt Dawe.
On the far right Ragnar Ringborn, next: Lasse... Left: Orvar Tönu?

D211. Sven Lagerström has identified the following persons:
Back row: Curt Dawe, fiddler, Ingwar Gemzell, Ulf Wester, unknown, Alf
Johansson, Ingmar Sandell . Front row: The third girl (with glasses) is Siv Friis.
The photo is from the mid-sixties.
Sven was a dish washer on the Gripsholm in the spring of 1963. He attended
the Folk Dance Team's practicing sessions, but had to quit because he wore a beard,
which was not accepted by Chief Steward Stig Lundgren.

Nordstjernan, Jan 5, 1967

D215. Back row: Fiddler Franz Racz.
Passenger Barbara Case has identified Wine Steward Herbert Baumann to the right of Franz.
Top row, third from left: Patrick Zeller.
Front row, far left: Wine Steward Heinz Krapf.
To the left of Curt Dawe, Cabin Stewardess Birgitta Eriksson,
and to the right of Curt Dawe, Elizabeth, Gift Shop Attendant.

Franz Havranek has identified:
Front row from left: Heinz KrapfEva SchaumacherMona HambergBirgitta Baumann,
Front row far right: K
erstin Winberg and Werner Steinberger
 Back row:
Fourth from left Lewis Niderman to the right of Franz Racz, Herbert Baumann
Hans H Schneider, Karl Adlboller,  far right: Schlögl Johann.

D216. Far left: Werner Steinberger, far right: Heinrich Kollerer.

Patrick Zeller to the left of Curt Dawe.

D218. Franz Havranek has identified the following persons:
From the left (with glasses): Alois Niederman from Bad Ischl/Austria (Homepage: http://www.lafayette.at/ )
Next to him in red vest: Patrick Zeller (Malmö/Sweden)
First from the right (standing): Karl Adlboller from Vienna/Austria.

Klaus Gnegel has identified himself as the young man on the right in the back row.
Klaus served on the Kungsholm from July 1969 to July 1971.


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