Mannskapet på "Kommandøren I"

Mannskapet på "Kommandøren I"

Some of the crew aboard the Flk “Commander In” sometime between 1923 and 1927. Some have been on bear hunting, and since it's a brown bear, it must be from the period when the factory ship captured by the Bering Strait off Alaska. Other fields “Commander In” caught was Kamsjatka, Mexico and the Galapagos. A / S Vega with deficit and the ship was sold to Pesca in 1927 and renamed “Ernesto Tornquist”.
Photo: Ridar Bjørge Borge
Year: 1923-1927.
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I Neptun

I Neptun

King Neptune with a result comes on board in Ross Sea Flk “Sir James Clark Ross” (1922)i 1926/27.
Photo: Ove Christiansen
Year: 1926-1930.
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"Ole Wegger" akter

"Ole Wegger" akter

Salvage crews approaching “Ole Wegger” which is sunk in the Seine at Rouen after WWII. She was sunk by German forces blockade summer 1944. In December, she was raised, brought to Falmouth and put into drydock. She was condemned and in May 1946 she was towed to Gothenburg for hugging.
 
Photo: Geoffrey Lott (taken by his father).
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Flk "Thorshavet"

Flk "Thorshavet"

Cooking plant number ten in our series of ten.
Thor Dahl (A/S Ørnens) kokeri “Thorshavet”. “Thorshavet” was converted to factory ships for fishmeal 1969 and renamed “Astra”. She sank after a collision outside Africa 17. april 1974. One man was killed. This was the last former factory ship that had its base in Norway and Sandefjord. All the other great old ships were either sold abroad or scrapped.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
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