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  1. Whaling .....

    Fishing Vessels
    I am looking for old whaling pictures, first of all Salvesen pictures but also from other company. STBY.
  2. Whalecatchers Star I-III

    Whalecatchers Star I-III

    1923 photo of three Norwegian whale catchers off Washington, USA. Colorization: Fokal foto/Geir Rosset. Original: Vestfoldmuseene, Norway. I do commission work.
  3. NORWEGIAN WHALERS

    NORWEGIAN WHALERS

    Norwegian whaling fleet, all from Sandefjord.
  4. RUSSIAN WHALING FLEET

    RUSSIAN WHALING FLEET

    Russian whale catchers entering the port of Cape Town.
  5. Costs for whaling/fishing/shipping vessels

    Fishing Vessels
    Hi - I'm Linus and I'm a graduate student at Yale doing my research on 20th-century whaling. As part of this, I'm looking into whaling ships and in particular, their costs. I only have scattered data on actual whaling ships. Does anyone know if there exists some time series of costs (or a cost...
  6. Southern Rover

    Southern Rover

    Whale catcher at bunker jetty in South Georgia.
  7. LEITH HARBOUR, SOUTH GEORGIA

    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 of the refu
  8. The Whaling Season - Reward

    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 the season
  9. Southern Venturer - Certificate of Service

    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'
  10. Whale catcher and factory ship

    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'
  11. Stromness, South Georgia - 1950

    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'
  12. Leith Harbour - 1950

    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'
  13. Leith Harbour - 1950

    Leith Harbour - 1950

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

    Whaling

    One of Salvesens' whalers in the South Atlantic, circa 1950
  15. Leith Harbour, South Georgia - 1950

    Leith Harbour, South Georgia - 1950

    Whale Catchers tied up at Leith Harbour - October 1950.
  16. Southern Venturer-1950

    Southern Venturer-1950

    Factory Ship Southern Venturer. February 1950 The incline of the slipway can be seen. The funnels are side-by-side to allow skidway to run up the centre of the ship’s breadth. (The above written by my father in 1950 to accompany the photograph)
  17. Southern Laurel

    Southern Laurel

    Whale Towing vessel Southern Laurel(ex corvette) brings whales in to stern of factory ship Southern Venturer in heavy weather. These ships and the smaller whale catchers are never steady even in the best of weather. Corvettes are about 190ft in length and the catchers are about 140-150ft long (So
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