Walrus LN-TAK

Walrus LN-TAK

Something out of the ordinary. This is one of two Supermarine Walrus aircraft that United Whalers had joined the first Balaena expedition in 1946-47. After finishing the season they were taken ashore and sold. It says the plane at Jarlsberg.

“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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“Star III” (1947)

“Star III” (1947)

A/S Rosshavets Hvb “Star III”. Bygget outpost boat (patruljebåt) after hvalbåtdesign at Nyland Workshop, Oslo (362). Originally commissioned by Whaler-A / S Ross Sea (Rasmussen, Konow, Moe), Sandefjord. Building Contract requisitioned by the German occupation-power (Admiral Norway) as VARANGER (V.5905).
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
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