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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Boiling Rier in circulation

Boiling Rier in circulation

Picture taken outward toward Thorøya in Sandefjord where these ships “Thorshavet” (nearest camera) and “Thorshøvdi” Situated in the summer edition. These were held, respectively A / S eagle and A / S Odd, but both of these were subsidiaries of A / S Thor Dahl and it is also Thor Dahl's logo in chimneys.
Postcards in the private collection.
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Storm

Storm

Thor Dahls Flk Thorshavet in bad weather on the way north after the end of season (though to judge from the wear on the winch housing amidships). The thick protective wooden deck is also torn up and thrown overboard, either by the crew itself, or by using the weather. Behind the blubber one can see that the sea comes right up on deck through the slip.

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

Hvb Globe XII

Melsom & Melsom its Whaler Globe XII. built in 1949 and caught for Flk Norhval until she was laid up in 1962.
1965 she was sold to Bergen, renamed Own and converted to purse seiner. The steam engine was replaced with a diesel engine 1350 HK.
1988 she was sold to AES and renamed No Hildur.
1999, sold to Sjøvik Africa A / S, Molde, and renamed Nera Atlantic. Same owner in 2005.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Photographer: Dr. Bentze.
Year: 1956-1962
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Hvb "Nortreff"

Hvb "Nortreff"

Melsom & Melsom its Whaler “NORTREFF” with shooter Johan Antonsen. Trapped for Kokeriet “Norhval”. This is one of the two greatest catchers which was built in Norway. Along with Ross Sea “Star I” was the most powerful catchers in the Norwegian whaling fleet. The need for larger and more powerful catchers occurred because the whale population was so decimated that the boats had to farther and farther away from these ships to whaling. Both boats were easy to recognize on the front A-mast.
The boat was rented to Thor Dahl Thor Sea Expedition 1962-67, Gunner was Find Ellefsen who had previously worked for Hector Whaling Balaena expedition..
1970 diaper she converted to snurper.
2013 she was condemned.
Posted with permission from The Whaling Museum in Sandefjord.
Photographer: Dr. Bentze.
Year: 1956-1962
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meat Plan

meat Plan

From meat plan on Thor Dahls Flk Thorshavet. Lemmerne is in full swing with dividing up bardehvalskrottene with flensekniver and beinsag.
Year: 1959/60
Photo: Morten Marinius Berg. Thanks to Kjell Christian Z. Børresen
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Meat Plan on Thor Sea

Meat Plan on Thor Sea

From meat plan Thorshavet in 59/60 season. Lemmerne is embarking on dividing up whale carcasses after flenserne removed blubber of blubber acts.
Year: 1959/60
Photo: Morten Marinius Berg. Thanks to Kjell Christian Z. Børresen
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