new home

new home

Sigmund Hanssen reads home in a spare moment. The picture was taken on board in what is probably the catcher “Vikings 1” (other photographs in the collection are from this boat) early 1930s.
Posted with permission from Benn Bolt.
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two harpoons

two harpoons

Whale is brought into just below the bow where the second harpoon is inserted into the.
The shooter leaning over the railing to see the direction of Hyaline.
The picture is taken from the bridge and shows chase the bridge down to the members and a lot of deck equipment needed to catch whales.
Autumn, 1950
Photographer: Allan Stewart Greig
[my translation]
CopyrightAl Greig
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Hale into the whale

Hale into the whale

The whale has drawn a lot line, but now it is tired and slowly reduces catcher distance between all the while keeping the line taut. The shooter has his hand on the machine telegraph. Whale cannon is charged over and this harpoon will soon be fired to kill the wounded whale.
January, 1950
HVB Southern Rider
Photographer: Allan Stewart Greig
[my translation]
CopyrightAl Greig
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