Rederi AB Göteborg - Frederikshavnlinjen
or
Sessan Linjen,
Gothenburg, Sweden.

Founded 1935 for passenger traffic between Goteborg - Frederikshavn.

Company purchased by Stena Line 1982.

PRINSESSAN CHRISTINA (I)

Off.no/ IMO: 10008 / 5285411 Build: 1960 Shipyard: Aalborgs Værft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark.  # 130
Dwt: 594 Grt: 2.240 Nrt: 1.096
Passenger / Cars: 809 / 152 Knots:  16,5 Dim:  86,47 x 14,79 x 5,99 m. Draft: 4,197 m.
28/9 1959: Launched.
24/3 1960: Delivered to Rederi AB Göteborg - Frederikshavn Linjen, Goteborg. (Sessan Linjen) as PRINSESSAN CHRISTINA for traffic between Göteborg - Frederikshavn.
1/5 1965 - Sept.1965: On T/C to Skandinavisk Linjetrafik A/S between Kiel - Korsør.
March 1966 - Oct.1966: On T/C to Stena AB, Goöteborg. In traffic Tilbury (London) - Calais.
25/10 1966: Sold to Oy Vaasa - Umeå AB, Vasa, Finland for delivery 1967.
15/3 1967: Renamed BOTNIA EXPRESS. In traffic between Vasa - Sundsvall.
11/10 1967 - 19/10 1967: On T/C to Silja Line between Kapellskär - Pargas.
15/1 1968 - 15/2 1968: On T/C to Rederi AB Göteborg-Frederikshavn Linjen, Göteborg. (Sessan Linjen) between Göteborg - Frederikshavn.
28/11 1968: Grounded off Holmsund, Sweden. Only minor damage.
7/1 1970 - 31/1 1970. On T/C to Rederi AB Solstad, Mariehamn, Finland in traffic for Silja Line between Kapellskär - Mariehamn - Nådendal. 25/11 1971 - 14/12 1971: On T/C to Rederi AB Solstad, Mariehamn, Finland In traffic for Viking Line between Nådendal - Kapellskär.
Aug.1975: Sold to Navegacion Atlantida S.A. Montevideo, Uruguay and renamed GENERAL JOSÉ ARTIGAS. In traffic between Montevideo - Buenos Aires.
May 1977: Sold to Consolidada de Ferrys C.A. (Conferrys), Caracas, Venezuela and renamed SANTA MARGARITA DOS.
3/11 1987: Capsized and sank at a deep of 75 meters at Cumana-terminal, Venezuela. 5 people parish.