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M/S Wilhelm Tham - Göta Kanal

M/S Wilhelm Tham was completed in 1912 at Motala Werkstad. On board the ship, there are currently 25 cabins spread over three decks, which provides space for around 50 passengers. The salon and dining room are located on the middle deck, the so-called shelter deck. On the upper deck, the bridge deck, there is the covered aft deck with a splendid view.

In 2001, the dining room underwent a rebuild, when they made the dining room a little bigger by removing two cabins furthest aft. All cabins on board, together with the dining room and saloon, were renovated again in 2003-2004. We have been keen that the interior should follow the period-typical, historical spirit we would like to create on board.

In 2004, M/S Wilhelm Tham was k-marked, which means that she is considered by the Norwegian Maritime Museums to have cultural and historical value. We are very proud of this, as it is sure proof that our ongoing work to preserve the boats has been successful.


The cabins on board M/S Wilhelm Tham are tastefully decorated with brass details and beautiful textiles. The cabins are small, which gives a sense of how people traveled in the old days. In terms of size, they are comparable to a smaller sleeping compartment on a train. The cabins have a chest of drawers with a sink (hot and cold water). All cabins are located above the waterline and outside.



M/S Wilhelm Tham has bunk beds in all cabins, except in the wedding cabins. The ships two wedding cabins are located on the main deck and have a 120 cm wide Queensize bed. On board M/S Wilhelm Tham there is also a four-berth cabin. If you choose to stay on the shelter and bridge deck, you have access to the cabin directly from the deck.


The cabins lack a private toilet and shower. Instead, the ship has shared showers and toilets on all decks. They are located in close proximity to the cabins and when you close the door, you have total privacy. M/S Wilhelm Tham shared showers and toilets are in the same charming style as the rest of the boats interior and are cleaned several times a day.


Year of construction: 1912
Number of seated restaurant: 42 people in the dining room + 18 people in the lounge
Maximum number of transports: 60 pers
Length: 31.53 m
Width: 7.73 m
Draft: 2.72 m
Number of cabins: 25
Handicapped accessible: No
Accessibility: Several stairs on board the boat
Suitable for winter traffic: Yes

Available in: M/S Wilhelm Tham home port is Gothenburg.


Offers full service.

No own food & drink.

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