“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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Grytviken

Grytviken

A well-known design of t. Andersson from a slightly different angle. King Edward Point med radiomaster (listed 1923/24 along with other buildings that were used by the Discovery Program) and “I stride II” by Harpon-brygga.
See more from Theodor Andersson's photo collection on Hvalfangstarkiver.no
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Photographer: Theodor Andersson
Year: 1926-32
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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