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S/S Orion at Skeppsholmen in Stockholm
Namesake: Orion (mythology) hunter, son to Poseidon
Builder: Helsingborgs Varfs AB
Laid down: 1929
Decommissioned: 1979
Reclassified: 1956
Reinstated: Museum ship on June 1993 at Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
General characteristics
Type: Steamship
Length: 32.44 m (29 m in 1929, lengthened 3 metres in 1961)
Beam: 6,o4 m
Depth: 3.30 m
Propulsion: Compound, Floodman valve gear
Complement: 10 crew

SS Orion is a steel steamship moored on the western shore of the islet Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, Sweden, now serving as a museum ship.

The ship, classed as a Salvage Steamship, is the oldest of its kind still remaining in Sweden today.

She was decommissioned in 1979, and since 1993 has been a museum ship in the Skeppsholmen quay-berths. It is a listed historic ship of Sweden.

See also

External links

  • S/S Orion website