Museum Ship Icebreaker SS Sankt Erik
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8SØHRA Icebreaker, Steamship Sankt Erik
We are working with the special call 8SØHRA in the international
Museum Ships Event by operators from the radio club SKØQO.
The Sankt Erik, Swedens first icebreaker, was built at the
Finnboda Shipyard and launched in 1915.
The Sankt Erik has two three-cylinder steam engines. The aft
one, which is of 2800 hp, is Swedens largest extant marine
steam engine. The fore engine has 1200 hp.
Facts: Length 60 m, Width 17 m, Draught 6,5 m, Crew 30.
The ship is registrated and sometimes in traffic as a cruiser with
call sign SHRA.
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