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Now the night gangs gone over to the day again. We have not come off until now tonight at Due to the storm. As far as we know, we are the first factory ship that departed from the field. The final message is 154 300 address 1390 whale. - Øivind Schau [This was the last entry in ...
Now the whaling finally earnest, but it is blown up out of storm. It's so Im now that we could not get proviantert "Star 15". It has supposedly to 5 days yet so we will supposedly start going home. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 3 blue whale. Now we lack certain just a few whales, due to be launched today. The boats have been with "Cosmos 2" and received fuel oil, so it is ready to depart. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 3 blue and 5 finn. Weather is no longer so nice now. It blows a part, and it is snetykke. For moment, we run full speed supposedly against "Cosmos 2". Last night we even saw a strange boat. It seems to belong to either "S. Empress” eller ”S. Princess”. - Øivind ...
Flanged 4 blue and 4 finn. Today we resign 149 000 hold and 1360 whale. It is a very good message, especially now when it is so very poor whale. The boats have now been ordered to take 4 blue whales each, which probably will be the last. Next message would then be final message. -...
Flanged 3 blue and 8 finn. There must be a lot of fin whales here, but there is no size of them. Anyway we will manage between 16-1700 barrels each day. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 3 blue and 7 finn. The last few nights it has been a wonderful weather with moon skin and completely silent. But it is well placed to note that it is late in the season. It is very kjøligere now and dark pm. 9. pm. 3. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 2 blue and 8 finn. Tonight is almost all men of natgjengen down on the last tank to be cleaned. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 2 blue and 6 finn. It's good weather now, completely calm. It's almost too good that it may take some time. - Øivind Schau
Flanged 3 blue and 7 finn. Yesterday we went part to get away from other boats. - Øivind Schau