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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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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Hvb "Tiger"

Hvb "Tiger"

Whaling boat “Tiger” on the field with Thor Sea Expedition.

Hvb "Enern"

HVB “Tiger”


Year: 1959/60
Photo: Morten Marinius Berg. Thanks to Kjell Christian Z. Børresen
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