Re: salvesen whale catchers
Posted by: Binnacle
Date: April 20, 2006 09:03AM
Southern Wave - 7.1925 Smith,s (805)for Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. Ltd. London. 3.1940 Requisitioned by RN. 9.1941 Purchased. 12.1945 returned to owners. 1953 scuttled off South Georgia.
Southern Setter - 10.1948 Inglis (1390P) for United Whalers Ltd London as Setter. 8.53 Hector Whaling Co. Ltd., London. 8.1960 Purchased Chr Salvesen renamed Southern Setter. 1.1967 purchased Hallbjorn Hareide, Norway, converted to MFV and renamed Hadarfisk.1972 Jan Johansen P./R. Norway, renamed Harjan. 1981 still in service.
Southern Springer - 11.1948 Inglis (1391P) for United Whalers Ltd. Londonas Setter II, 8.1953 Hector Whaling Ltd. London. 10.1961 purchased Chr Salvesen renamed Southern Springer. 9.1965 Demolition commenced by H.I. Hansen at Odense.
Simbra - 1937 Kaldnaes (103) 12.1941 Requisitioned by RN. 9.1946 returned to owners. 11.1.1947 Whilst hunting a whale in a storm, capsized and sank when S. of South Georgia, 15 lost.
Southern Foster - 11.1948 Smith's (1182) 9.1964 Laid-up in Leith Harbour S.G. 1968 Broke adrift from moorings and driven ashore on Jason Is., becoming a total loss.