Hvb "Foca"

Hvb "Foca"

Picture Grytviken. Whaler second from left is Hvb “Foca” (built in 1921 under the name "Foca" by Bokerøens Yards in Svelvik). After completing service at South Georgia should it be inserted into the catch in the Arctic Ocean, but this never came initiated. She was then bought by Framnæs Mek. in Sandefjord and converted into tug. Sold as veteran ships 1983, declared listed in 1990 and has since matured quite significantly. Located in Fredrikstad (2015).
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Year: 1921-1934
photographer unknown.
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