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Jan-Olof Traung, Swedish naval architect. Chartered engineer British Council Engineering Institutions.


Traung, Jan-Olof was born on April 8, 1919 in Goteborg, Bohuslan, Sweden. Son of Olof Sven Teodor and Ellen Katarina Hogstrom Traung.


Ingenieurschule Mittweida, 35-39. Spoken languages: Swedish, English, German.


Fleet Manager, Operations Service, Fisheries Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations since 1970. Assistant to Director, Fishery Resources & Exploitation Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 1967-1970. Chief, Fishing Vessel Section(s), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1955-1967.

Fishery Technologist, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Washington, District of Columbia & Rome, 1950-1955. Consultant, Swedish Board of Fisheries, Göteborg, 1949-1950. Naval Architect & Technical Director, Public limited company Sverre, Göteborg 1930-1950.


  • Other Work

    • Fishing Boats of the World, 1955, 1960, 1967. Research Vessel Design, 1961. Research Craft Conference, 1968.


Board directors Nordic Association Former International Civil Servants, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1994-1997. Member Royal Institution Naval Architects, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Swedish Engineers Association, Swedish Federation of Yacht Surveyors, Royal Goteborg Yacht Club, Swedish Cruising Association.

  • Royal Institution Naval Architects

  • Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

  • Swedish Engineers Association

  • Swedish Federation of Yacht Surveyors

  • Royal Goteborg Yacht Club

  • Swedish Cruising Association


  • Other Interests



Married Annastina Vilhelmina Borglund, November 27, 1943 (wid. October 1980); 1 child, Anna. Married Evelyn Marianne Lindgren, August 10, 1985.

Olof Sven Teodor

Ellen Katarina Hogstrom Traung

Annastina Vilhelmina Borglund

Evelyn Marianne Lindgren

Anna Traung