Toys heading south

Toys heading south

From toys aboard Flk “Balaena” heading south. The crew sits on the boards that will later be posted on blubber. The lady we see are sick sister Esther, who was the only woman in the field. The other ladies are a couple of handsome guys from the crew! You can read more about her story in the journal nursing.
Photographer: Michael Young.

Hvb "Southern Lotus"

Hvb "Southern Lotus"

Salvesens hvalbåt “Southern Lotus”. Built as HSE “Phlox”, launched as HMS “Lotus”. Taken over by the Free French Navy in May 1942 and renamed “Commander d'Estienne d'Orves”. Returned Great Britain in May 1947 and again given name “Lotus”. Bought by South Georgia Co.. i 1948. Bøyebåt 1948-1952, Whaler from 1953 to 1963.

Hvb "Southern Lotus"

HVB “Southern Lotus”


Photo: Allison Karlsen
Year: The end of the '50s

Hvb "Tiger"

Hvb "Tiger"

Whaling boat “Tiger” on the field with Thor Sea Expedition.

Hvb "Enern"

HVB “Tiger”


Year: 1959/60
Photo: Morten Marinius Berg. Thanks to Kjell Christian Z. Børresen
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