Hvalbåt og SS "Auldgirth"

Hvalbåt og SS "Auldgirth"

An A / S Congo catchers, presumably “wolverines In”, towing transport ship “Auldgirth” (bark). A / S Congo susceptible of establishing five catchers. these were “wolf In”, “But I”, “bear In”, “wolverines In” and “wolf In”. “Auldgirth” where, at the time the photo was taken, loaded with materials for the creation of A / S Congos land station in Baie du Prince, Cap Lopez. The dating of the picture, as it is taken on the first trip down, will be 1921-1922.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Year: 1921-
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Hvb "Port Saunders"

Hvb "Port Saunders"

The Norwegian built whaleboat “Port Saunders”. The boat was built by Akers Mek. i 1904 for Hawkes Bay Whaling Co. (Newfoundland). In the early 1920s, the boat was sold to California Sea Products Co., a company founded by Norwegian emigrant Frederick Kristian Dietrichson (F.K. Dedrick).
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).

Hvb "Port Saunders"

HVB “Port Saunders”


Photographer: unknown.

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.