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Swedish American Line History and Ephemera

AKA: Svenska Amerika Linien

Passenger, freight and mail service direct between New York and Gothenburg, Sweden. Gothenburg is conveniently situated and offers a direct route, with daily connections to all points in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Russia, the Baltic states, Germany, etc.

Swedish American Line Ephemera

Front Side of Inspection Card - Swedish Immigrant (1923)

1923-09-15 Inspection Card - Swedish Immigrant

U.S. Inspection Card (Immigrants and Steerage Passengers) for Earnst O. W. Carsuer, Sailing from Gothenburg 15 September 1923 on the SS Drottningholm of the Swedish American Line, Arriving in New York 25 September 1923.

1932-10-01 SS Kungsholm

1932-10-01 SS Kungsholm Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class Passengers
  • Date of Departure: 1 October 1932
  • Route: Gothenburg to New York
  • Commander: Captain Helge A. F. Ellsén
1936-09-19 SS Gripsholm

1936-09-19 SS Gripsholm Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class Passengers
  • Date of Departure: 19 September 1936
  • Route: Gothenburg to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. M. Renström
Front Cover, SS Drottningholm Luncheon Menu 27 May 1946

1946-05-27 SS Drottningholm Luncheon Menu

Luncheon Menu from 27 May 1946 on board the SS Drottningholm of the Swedish American Line, featured Chopped Beef à la Lindstrom for Standard Class Passengers on an eastbound voyage from New York to Gothenburg.

1946-06-18 SS Gripsholm

1946-06-18 SS Gripsholm Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class Passengers
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1946
  • Route: Gothenburg to New York via Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain S. Ericsson
1946-07-09 SS Drottningholm

1946-07-09 SS Drottningholm Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 9 July 1946
  • Route: Gothenburg to Saint Johns NF and New York via Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain J. Nordlander
1950-06-21 SS Gripsholm

1950-06-21 SS Gripsholm Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 21 June 1950
  • Route: Gothenburg to New York
  • Commander: Captain S. Ericsson
Menu Cover, Farewell Dinner Menu, M.S. Gripsholm, Swedish American Line, First Class, 1950

1950-06-29 M.S. Gripsholm Farewell Dinner Menu

Farewell Dinner Menu from the M.S. Gripsholm of the Swedish American Line for Thursday, 29 June 1950 featured Pheasant à la Louis XVI and Fillet of English Sole Maison D'or.

 

Other Ephemera

  • 1931 Brochure: Sweden: Compliments Swedish American Line - The Motor Ships Kungsholm and Gripsholm. 16 Pages Souvenir booklet on Sweden, packed with photographs of Sweden. Photograph of SS Kungsholm on the Cover.
  • 1952 M.S. Kungsholm Deck Plan White De Luxe Motorliner includes Promenade plus Decks A through E.
  • Undated Blue with Gold Embossed lettering Ticket Holder, Swenska Amerika Linien Göteborg direkt New York och Canada

 

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