“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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diary “Sir James Clark Ross” – 13.02.1933

diary “Sir James Clark Ross” – 13.02.1933

Flanged 6 blue and 2 finn. The weather is beautiful again right "hvalvær". Just nu coat "Kos 5" just past us. It is supposedly "Kosmos" which has the, so we get well soon see floating factory No.. 3 herborte. The new message is 137 000 hold and 1225 whale. It is a growth last week on 9000 hold and 80 whale.

– Øivind Schau