Skaugen Line ~ M/S Skaubryn - 1951
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Family sails for
Images on this page were kindly provided by Mr. Harold Woering
Except those marked otherwise
Skaubryn about to set sail from
Photographs of the departure were taken by a family member
was just 4 when he departed
The Woering family arrived at their destination on September 28, 1956. More on his adventure later.
The author has received many emails of past passengers, including one passenger, Mr. Weiss, who happened to be on her last fateful voyage when she caught fire on March 31, 1958. Thankfully, it was a calm day at sea and all passengers were safely evacuated, but sadly one passenger suffered a heart attack and passed away. She sank on April 6. We hope to have MR’ Weiss’ story and photographs on line soon.
You can read the complete Skaubryn history on www.ssmaritime.com/Skaubryn.htm.
Soon the gangway will be removed and the MS Skaubryn will set sail
sets sail with a full complement of passengers heading towards a new life in
Dutch SS Zuiderkruis is seen docked as MS Skaubryn sails down the
In the Dinning Room, Harold is seen top right with his Mother, his Father seated opposite them
Mr. Woering with Harold and his Mother just right behind him seated the aft Tourist Class Lounge
This photographs was obviously taken whilst in port as the window indicates
Drinks for anyone? No not for a 4 year old!
is good to have a nice (be it a little cool) sunny day whilst crossing the
Harold is seen her whilst Skaubryn was in port. I hope to determine which one soon
Below the Farewell Dinner Menu dated September 26, 1956
I hope to add more to this page in the near future. Also look out for Mr. Weiss’ page to come online soon.
Skaubryn arrives in Fremantle
Page 1 … The Skaubryn story with images.
Page 2 … The Woering family at sea.
Page 3 … The Harold Weiss story – the Skaubryn fire on March 31, 1958 with photographs.
Page 4 … Ingeburg Dammasch (she later
Page 5 … The Lerche Family
Liners sailing to the distant shores.
I watched them come, I watched them go and I watched them die.”
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