Travel to Goteborg Sweden


Antiques market (Antikhallama); the Botanical Garden; Queen Kristinas Hunting Lodge; the Elfsborgs Fortress (it is situated on an island in the harbour inlet); Fishmar-ket (Fiskekorkan); the Fish Harbour; Gotaplatsen (Large Square); Kronhuset (the oldest building in Goteborg, 1643), Liseberg (amusement park); Ramberget (viewpoint of the city); Scandinavium (the largest indoor arena in Scandinavia); Slottskogen (the largest park in Goteborg); the zoo with Scandinavian fauna; Svenska Massan (modem center for fairs and conferences); Tradgardsforeningen (a centrally located park with the “Palm House” in which you will find many tropical plants); Ullevi (sports arena); the Maritime Center of Goteborg (worlds largest collection of rare ships).

Travel to Goteborg Sweden Photo Gallery

It is very probable that the wreck now lies in 61 metres at position: 55 41′.045 N 001 34′.986 W (UK Hydrographic Wreck No. 60564.) Two years later, on 4 September 1916, the Norwegian steamer Gustav Vigeland was wrecked on the Knavestone while on passage from the Russian port of Archangelsk to London with a cargo of timber; soon after striking the rocks she began breaking up, so the crew of 21 took to the boats and landed at Seahouses. The Gustav Vigeland was a 2,185-ton steam cargo ship completed as Yard No.104 at the North Hylton shipyard of Osbourne, Graham and Co, Sunderland in October 1897; she was launched as the Rustington (Official No.108258) on 28 August 1897 for Southdown Steam Ship Co. Ltd, London, with Bell, Symondson and Co. as the manager.

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