Sweden On Göta Kanal with Å/f Juno

Originally Published December 2010The object of my May-June trip to Sweden was twofold: firstly, to attend the Nordia Stamp Show at Borås, and secondly, to experience the cruising on Juno from Stockholm to Göteborg via the Göta Kanal. Timing was…...

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Sweden “Jungle Drums” UN Forces in Congo 1960-64

Peter Hellberg (gratefully acknowledging Hal Hoyte, for most source materials) UN-sponsored international peace-keeping operations took place in the former Belgian Congo, in the centre of equatorial Africa, starting now 50 years ago, which the Swedes manned from July 1960 to…...

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Sweden Svartlöga Island, 1926-79

Originally Published September 2010 In one degree, this subject is a natural follow-up to Stockholm TPO in 2007 “Contacts” by me, as the mail for the archipelago area was the sole responsibility of the same Stockholms Avdelning, (SA, i.e. Stockholm…...

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Sweden Cruising on the Gripsholm

Originally Published in 3 Parts June 2010 Introduction to SAL & the Sea TPO; 1933-35 In 1915 the newly-formed Rederiaktiebolaget Sverige – Nordamerika, the Swedish American Line (SAL), purchased the Dutch steamer Potsdam and renamed her Stockholm. Five years later…...

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