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  1. RAU IX

    RAU IX

    RAU X 1939 completed by Deschimag A.G. Werk Seebeck, Bremerhaven for Walter Rau Neusser Ölwerke A.G. Sister ship RAU X 1940 rebuilt to submarine chaser 1945 Owners now Norwegian government 1945/48 employed by German Mine Sweeping Administration 1948 no. KRUTT, managers Anton von der Lippe, Tönsb
  2. LEIF WELDING

    LEIF WELDING

    LEIF WELDING 1940 completed by Ch.Hill & Sons, Bristol for Royal Navy as COLUMBINE, a "Flower Class" corvette. 1949 acquired by A/S Kosmos (managers Anders Jahre & Co. A/S, Sandefjord) and rebuilt to tug boat for caught whales. 1951 rebuilt by Kieler Howaldtswerke A.G., Kiel to become a whaler 72
  3. MILLIAM KIHL

    MILLIAM KIHL

    MILLIAM KIHL She was completed in 1941 at Sorel, Canada as a "Flower Class" Corvette for the Royal Candian Navy. Photo ca. 1949 as a "tug boat for caught whales" to bring the whales from the whale catchers to the whale factory ship. Nice wooden bridge front, which looks like ha
  4. MILLIAM KIHL

    MILLIAM KIHL

    MILLIAM KIHL 22.01.1940 ordered by Royal Navy at Marine Industries, Sorel, Canadian "Flower Class" Corvette. 16.01.1941 completed and taken over by Royal Canadian Navy as FENNEL (K 194). 955/1.188t displacement, T3 by J. Inglis Co.Ltd, 2.700ihp, 16kn, 1 gun 4", 2 machine guns 0.77mm. 1943 rebuil
  5. SIR JAMES CLARK ROSS

    SIR JAMES CLARK ROSS

    Norwegian whaler Sir James Clark Ross (1930) in the port of Amsterdam, assisted by several Goedkoop tugs. She was there for repairs at the ADM shipyard. In the background the Amsterdam Central Station.
  6. OLYMPIC LEADER

    OLYMPIC LEADER

    OLYMPIC LEADER IMO The Greek Aristotele Onassis decided to build a whaling fleet in the beginning of the 50's. He let 16 corvettes built as escort vessels for convoys in WW2 be converted to whalers in 1952/53. His luxury yacht CHRISTINA also was built as a corvette and completely rebuilt by Kiele
  7. Rusty old whaler

    Rusty old whaler

    Pic of my old steam whaler WAL 8, which original was built in the late 1930'ies by Deschimag/ Bremerhaven.
  8. SOUTHERN GEM

    SOUTHERN GEM

    SOUTHERN GEM Location: Shipyard before launch 1937 completed by Bremer Vulkan A.G., Bremen-Vegesack 539GRT, 3.000bhp, 16kn for Christian Salvesen + Co., Leith Very strong engine for a small whaler.
  9. SOUTHERN MAID

    SOUTHERN MAID

    SOUTHERN MAID Location: River Weser, brand new ship Date: 1936 1936 completed by Bremer Vulkan A.G., Bremen-Vegesack for Christian Salvesen + Co, Leith 344GRT, 1.600ihp, 14kn .... sold to Union Whaling Co. Ltd. (A.E.Larsen), home port Durban: UNI 3 She was one of 7 whalers ordered by Salvesen:
  10. unknown whaler

    unknown whaler

    Unknown whaler. Maybe faroese. Picture found in Lorvík, Faroe Island.
  11. Japaneese Whaler in Cape Town 1976

    Japaneese Whaler in Cape Town 1976

    Japaneese Whaler in Cape Town 1976
  12. TG 1

    TG 1

    Faerese whaler
  13. TG 1

    TG 1

    One of the whalers (NIM?) belonging to the Lopra station, 1930'ies?
  14. Whaler

    Whaler

    Abandoned whaler in South Georgia
  15. Whaler

    Whaler

    Abandoned whaler in South Georgia
  16. Whaler

    Whaler

    RFA Eaglesdale's Whaler in Curacao 1957
  17. Whaler Sumbø Faeroes

    Whaler Sumbø Faeroes

    TG 15, s/s Sumbø. Built in Tønsberg, Norway in 1911, owner Gudmund Mortensen, Tvøroyri. Whaler active from the station in Lopra, perhaps taken in 1920'ies
  18. Whaler off Faeroes

    Whaler off Faeroes

    Possibly taken in 1920'ies. No further information.
  19. Whaler off Faeroe Islands

    Whaler off Faeroe Islands

    Picture possibly from the 1920ies. The whale is seen to the right. Note the pipe in his left hand.
  20. Hall Russel Launch

    Hall Russel Launch

    Something sketchy.
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