Bjørvika with the NAL wharf.
The passengership I think may be the Bergensfjord of 1956 https://digitaltmuseum.se/011015401245/foto-fran-1957-visande-turist-passagerarmotorfartyg-bergensford-av-bergen, the NAL cargocarrier the Lyngenfjord of 1948
Time flies... Christian Radich in the foreground, tanker Sonja in the background, and a semingly pensive man, perhaps an old sailor. Who notes that ships are now so big they cannot be launched at the Aker yard. Like this one they must have their hull built elsewhere and towed to Oslo fortheir finis
Barque Lingard in the foreground, Aker yard with a NAL ship in the background. Must have been taken just before the war. Lingard was broken up during it as those who wanted to preserve the ship ran out of money.
She ended her trading career with a collision, and the material results of that seems to
Vippetangen in 1917 with a NAL ship. Or, so one would believe from the original text, saying ''NAL's new wharf". She has got a long two part name, so it is not a ''... fjord'' then. No it is ''Global something'', the something beginning with an M or a W; and the homeport may be Kristiania, that
The Aker yard, with the Fred Olsen ship Balkis. A small black strip on the extreme right must be the city hall under build, It was built between 1931 and 1951. The Balkis was built in 1939 it is said in several places, although in this movie strip of the launch, the year is given as 1937, two years
She will soon be done for the season, but today there's still a handfull of tourists to be carried from Piperviken, before the city hall in Oslo, to Bygdøy, the museum peninsula. First she'll make a landing where the shortest road to the Viking Ship Museum and the Open Air Traditional Buildings Muse
A couple of Northlandsboats, belonging to our maritime museum, getting a coat of Stockholm Tar today. The Color Fantasy in the background.
They have a small basin where they keep a number of trad-boats in summer, just for the Japs to click at, but these two are too big for that. Never seen them bef
Oslo - then named Christiania - in the 1870'ies.
The photo is captioned: "Bjoerviken ca. 1870. Holmsen copy." The brig was obviously a popular rig. I believe the brigs ability to stop and turn fast was much appreciated along our rocky shore. The three churches in the picture is still stand