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The delights of one hotel in Swinoujscie pictured on a 1970s picture postcard. Click on image to enlarge.

Here are three scans of postcards sent to us by friends and family from the seaside resort of Swinoujscie between the mid 1970s and the early 1990s.

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A photograph of tourists and boats docked in Swinoujscie in Poland. This postcard was mailed in 1987.

Świnoujście (Swinemünde) is a town and seaport with a population of around 41,000 and is located on the Baltic coast in the extreme north-west of Poland. It is part of the province of Western Pomerania (Pommern / Zachodniopomorskie).


A picture postcard sent to us from Swinoujscie in north-west Poland in the 1990s. Click on image to enlarge.

Interesting facts related to Swinoujscie:

  • Swinoujscie occupies three islands – Usedom, Wolin, and Karsibor.
  • Poland’s tallest lighthouse (68 metres tall) can be found here.
  • There are passenger ferries connecting Swinoujscie with Hamburg (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark), and Ystad (Sweden).

Related content on Polish Poland: pre-war images of Swinemünde / Świnoujście.

Swinemuende / Swinoujscie

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A photograph of shops on Hermann Goering street in Swinemunde sometime in the mid 1930s.

Three old pictures of Swinemünde / Świnoujście taken before the end of the Second World War when Swinemuende was part of the German province of Pommern / Pomerania.

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Cars and Hugo Stinnes’ Aral filling station at the docks in Swinemunde. In the distance a warship.


A picture postcard posted right at the end of Swinemunde’s German-period in 1944. This is Adolf Hitler Place.

Related content: More recent photographs of and information on Świnoujście.