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”.

"Ole Wegger" akter

"Ole Wegger" akter

Salvage crews approaching “Ole Wegger” which is sunk in the Seine at Rouen after WWII. She was sunk by German forces blockade summer 1944. In December, she was raised, brought to Falmouth and put into drydock. She was condemned and in May 1946 she was towed to Gothenburg for hugging.
 
Photo: Geoffrey Lott (taken by his father).
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Flk "Thorshavet"

Flk "Thorshavet"

Cooking plant number ten in our series of ten.
Thor Dahl (A/S Ørnens) kokeri “Thorshavet”. “Thorshavet” was converted to factory ships for fishmeal 1969 and renamed “Astra”. She sank after a collision outside Africa 17. april 1974. One man was killed. This was the last former factory ship that had its base in Norway and Sandefjord. All the other great old ships were either sold abroad or scrapped.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
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Boiling Rier in circulation

Boiling Rier in circulation

Picture taken outward toward Thorøya in Sandefjord where these ships “Thorshavet” (nearest camera) and “Thorshøvdi” Situated in the summer edition. These were held, respectively A / S eagle and A / S Odd, but both of these were subsidiaries of A / S Thor Dahl and it is also Thor Dahl's logo in chimneys.
Postcards in the private collection.
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