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  1. LEITH HARBOUR, SOUTH GEORGIA

    Leith Harbour, South Georgia circa 1952 Thanks to Geir Rosset, who put the panorama together from two negatives. My father took the photos apparently with the purpose of producing the effect above. My father was an engineer onboard the factory ship and also superintendant in charge...
  2. The Whaling Season - Reward

    3rd Engineers' pay for the 1951/52 Whaling Season in the South Atlantic aboard Southern Venturer. £39. 14s 4d per month - while whaling £8. 1s 1d per month - during voyage to and from UK ports £305 in whale oil bonus for the season £214 in overtime payments A total of around £870 for...
  3. SOUTHERN RIDER

    Views from wheelhouse of Whale Catcher 'Southern Rider' Photos taken 1950 Season in South Atlantic.
  4. Southern Venturer - Certificate of Service

    One of my father's Certificates of Service. From Salvesens' Whale Factory Ship 'Southern Venturer' - 1951 The text that is missing from the bottom reads: 'Mr Greig leaves the vessel of his own accord with the view to sitting his 1st Class Certificate in which project we wish him every success'
  5. Whale catcher and factory ship

    Another page from an album of my father's photographs - compiled in 1950 in the southern Atlantic. 'Unidentified Whale Catcher' & 'Southern Venturer'
  6. Stromness, South Georgia - 1950

    Another page from an album of my father's photographs - compiled in 1950 in the southern Atlantic. 'Stromness Harbour' & 'Stromness Floating Dock'
  7. Leith Harbour - 1950

    Another page from an album of my father's photographs - compiled in 1950 in the southern Atlantic. 'Recreation on a Saturday afternoon' (My father centre of photo) & 'Homeward bound out of Leith Harbour'
  8. Leith Harbour - 1950

    Another page from an album of my father's photographs - compiled in 1950 in the southern Atlantic.
  9. Whaling

    One of Salvesens' whalers in the South Atlantic, circa 1950
  10. Southern Venturer

    Factory Ship 'Southern Venturer' bunkering at Teneriffe, October 1949 prior to sailing to South Georgia.
  11. Virgila

    Salvesens Coaster the Virgila 73 at the dreaded sulphur berth.....it`s either loading or discharging at Bayonne, in France or Manchester !?
  12. Virgila

    Salvesens Coaster, the Virgilia 1973, and not a `drop/drink ` in sight !? :o) L x R : Wattie, Ian, Me and Sinbad the Bosun :o)
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