“Southern Harvester” and “Balaena” at Husvik

“Southern Harvester” and “Balaena” at Husvik

Kokeriene “Southern Harvester” and “Balaena” summer circulation by Husvik. Between these ships is United Whalers’ freezing / supply vessels “Bransfield”. Tinted by Geir Rosset.

 

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diary “Sir James Clark Ross” – 14.02.1933

diary “Sir James Clark Ross” – 14.02.1933

Flanged 9 whale, and now just blue. In the night at 1 o'clock we got quite right eye on the lights of the "Kosmos". Now we are all 4 factory ships and 30 catchers here, so it is well part competition. In the night all the boats been bunkered quite full from the last fyroljetanken, so now paints the well towards the end.

– Øivind Schau

Hvalkokerier by Bellsund

Hvalkokerier by Bellsund

View of Bellsund, at Spitsbergen, i 1905. The first three ships from the left: Turistskipet DS “Kong Harald”, Flk “Bucentaur” and Flk “Vale”. The first sailing ship from left are probably carcass digester “Aviemore”. The second sailing vessel is unknown, but may be A / S fisherman's “Figaro”.