Hvb "Gleaner"

Hvb "Gleaner"

The American whaleboat “Gleaner”. It came beyond the 1920s laws prohibiting ships built outside the United States to take part in the fisheries in the United States (after a major case involving the sale of the Norwegian-built catchers “Hawk” and “Port Saunders” from Newfoundland to California Sea Products Co.. i San Francisco. “Gleaner” is an example of a tug built into Whaler. Minesweepers and trawlers were also built for the purpose.

Hvb "Gleaner"

HVB “Gleaner”


Photographer: unknown.

Hvb "Norman IV" ex "Gos 7"

Hvb "Norman IV" ex "Gos 7"

5:30. HVB “Norman IV” ex “dog 7”. Pelagos’ “dog 7” was during World War II was taken over by Great Britain and put into service as minesweeper HMS “Calm”. Returned to Pelagos in 1945 and regained the name “dog 7”. Sold to Peru 1955 and renamed “Norman VII”. Shipwrecked near Pisco Bay, Peru, 13. mars 1969.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Year: 1955-
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Hvb Globe XII

Hvb Globe XII

Melsom & Melsom its Whaler Globe XII. built in 1949 and caught for Flk Norhval until she was laid up in 1962.
1965 she was sold to Bergen, renamed Own and converted to purse seiner. The steam engine was replaced with a diesel engine 1350 HK.
1988 she was sold to AES and renamed No Hildur.
1999, sold to Sjøvik Africa A / S, Molde, and renamed Nera Atlantic. Same owner in 2005.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Photographer: Dr. Bentze.
Year: 1956-1962
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