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SS Southern Harvester 1957
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From my Fathers photograph Album. He took a 36 exposure film with him and all of them survived so these are of Christian Salvesen ships that were hunting in the Weddell Sea in 1957.
· Date: Tue, 30 June 20 · Views: 121
· Filesize: 35.9kb, 169.7kb · Dimensions: 961 x 768 ·
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Keywords: Salvesen Whaling South Georgia

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Registered: August 2005
Location: Santa Pola Spain
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IMO 5335436 , Dead.
Ship Type Whaling Factory / Clean Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 169.5 / 163.1 x 22.7 mtr.
Build in 1946 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd Haveton Hill on Tees United Kingdom as " SOUTHERN HARVESTER " for The South Georgie Co Ltd ( Christian Salvesen Co Ltd Leith as manager ) Leith Scotland United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 15.664 / 7.997 / 20.020.
Machinery : Triple Exp.Steam Engine (24.5, 39, 70 Stroke 48in) - 2 x 3.150 bhp.

1963 Sold to Nippon Suisan KK Tokyo Japan.(The buyer were just intrested in Whal Qouta and left the ship in lay-up).
1966 Sold to Christian Salvesen & Co Ltd Scotland Leith United Kingdom.
1968 Sold to Aker Makaniske Verksted A/S Oslo Norway for convering to drill ship,The planned convention never took place.
1971 BU Santander Spain.

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