Louise was a wooden copper clad vessel used by C A Larsen to establish the whaling station at Grytviken. Built by G Bliss of Freep USA as Jeannie S Barker in 1869 and then sold in 1880 to a Sandefjord company for the Baltic timber trade. she ended her days as a coaling hulk.
Dug up some old negatives. This is a floating restaurant in San Pedro, California in 1976. Perhaps someone out there knows more? Looks like an old CP steamer. I was visiting California with Chevron VLCC's at the time.