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The Around South America Cruise, 1962

Björn Wallde was a crew member on the Gripsholm 1961-62 and 1966.

Panama Canal January '62, Pedro Miguel Locks
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Panama Canal January '62.
Photo:Björn Wallde

2nd cook Günther Damas , Panama Canal Jan '62
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Panama Canal, The Gaillard Cut, US Canal Zone.
January '62, tug John F. Wallace.
Photo: Björn Wallde

Tugboat John F. Wallace - presumably still going strong.
Photo:Björn Wallde

Crossing the Equator certificate.

Darsena Norte, Buenos Aires Feb '62.
(Tug in background is ex US Navy Fleet Tug AT-237, WWII veteran.)

Photo: Björn Wallde.

Gripsholm at Praça Maua, Rio de Janeiro, on the Around South America Cruise in February, 1962.
Photo: Björn Wallde.

Gripsholm at Praça Maua, Rio de Janeiro, on the Around South America Cruise in February, 1962.
Photo: Björn Wallde.

Brazilian carrier "Minas Gerais" (ex HMS Vengeance ) Rio February '62
Photo: Björn Wallde.

High waves on the Atlantic, returning to NYC from the South America Cruise, February 1962.
Photo:Björn Wallde

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