Steamship Mariefred

Steamship Mariefred
from Mariefred


Steamship Mariefred
Built in 1903 at William Lindbergs Varfs- och Mekaniska Verkstads AB, Stockholm Sweden
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
SFLE 32.84 6.33 2.31 159 71 257 10
Coal fired Scotch Marine Steam Boiler with two furnaces.
Compound engine with Flodman's valve-gear.

Steamship Mariefred departing Mariefred
The Steamship Mariefred has sailed the same route, Stockholm - Mariefred, since the very beginning. Very little has been changed on board and she still uses her original steam engine.


The engine room aboard Steamship Mariefred

Fire-tube boiler
The Steamship Mariefred is firing up the boiler for a voyage. Both furnaces are firing and the scotch Marine Boiler's steam pressure rises slowly.


Compound steam engine
The Steamship Mariefred compound steam engines manoeuvring place.
She is still driven by the very same original steam engine that was installed when she was built.


Flodman's valve gear
The steamship's high-pressure piston's crosshead and the Flodman's valve-gear.
The Flodman's valve-gear was, and still is, fairly common in swedish steamships.