The Whale Oil Factory Ships

Spes&Fides

Spes&Fides

Approx. 1863 - Approx. 1917

Owned by Svend Foyn. Considered as the start of modern whaling. Wrecked off Tisnes.

1911

1911

1917

1917

World Wars

World War I

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

Michail

Clan Grant

24 January 1883 - 1889

Charles W. Cayzer

Clan Grant

1890 - 1896

Charles W. Cayzer & others

Clan Grant

1897 - 1899

Clan Line Steamers Ltd & Charles W. Cayzer

Michail

1900 - 1903

The Pacific Whale Fishing Company of H.H. Keyserling

Michail

1903 - 1905

Pacific Whaling & Fishery JS Co of Count H.H.Keyserling & Co. Captured by Japan in the Russian Japanese War.

MIHAIRU MARU

1905 - 1913

Japanese Govt

Telegraf

Telegraf

1900 - 1902

Telegraf

Jan 1, 1903 - Dec 31, 1903

Owner: PA Grøn, Sandefjord. Rented by Christensen and fitted out as factory ship for whaling off Finnmark and Svalbard

Painting by Jim Rae.

Telegraf

1904 - 1915

Christensens Aksjeselskap

Telegraf

1916 - Nov 24, 1917

A/S D/S Corona. Ran aground in the Thames estuary

Admiralen

Ariadne

9 october 1869 - 1872

Ryde & Co., London

Araiadne

1873 - 1874

Belgian Royal Mail Co. Ltd, London.

Gibraltar

1875 - 1 October 1903

John Hall Jr & Co., London.

Gibraltar

2 October 1903 - December 1904

A/S Ørnen, Sandefjord.

Admiralen

January 1904 - 1911

A/S Ørnen, Sandefjord.

Admiralen

1912 - 1913

Alaska Whaling Co. (Lars Christensen, managing owner.)


Foto: Hvalfangstmuseets fotoarkiv

Admiralen

1914 - 1917

A/S Admiralen, Sandefjord (Johan Bryde).

Admiralen

1918 - Approx. 1926

A/S Admiralen, Ålesund (Knut Olsvik). Skjebne ukjent. Strøket fra registrene.

Hecla

Hecla

1875 - 1885

Built by A. McDougall, Maitland, Canada for unknown owner.

Hecla

1886 - 1888

Owner A. McDougall, Maitland, Canada

Hecla

1889 - 1903

A/S Hecla, Sandefjord

Hecla

1904 - 1908

A/S Skjold, Sandefjord

Hecla

1909 - 1914

Thor Dahl, Sandefjord

Hecla

January 1, 1915 - December 31, 1915

O. Karlsen, Fredrikstad

Hecla

1916 - Aug 21, 1918

A/S Lægtertrafik, Porsgrunn. Converted to barge. Set on fire by German U-Boat UC-59

Bucentaur

Bucentaur

1875 - 1904

Hall Bros

Bucentaur

1905 - 1906

A/S Hvalheim, Tromsø

Bucentaur

1907 - 1912

A/S Tønsbergs Hvalfangeri

Nansen

1913 - 1914

Georg Ellefsen

Forover

Jan 1, 1915 - Dec 31, 1915

H. Bøe

Rutenfjell

1916 - Feb 19, 1917

Olsen & Ugelstad. Wrecked after hitting a mine.

Vale

Vale

1874 - 1887

Svea Rederi A/B

Vale

1888 - 1898

J. Berner jr, Stavanger

Vale

1899 - 1904

A/S D/S Vale

Vale

1905 - 1909

A/S Haabet, Johan Bryde, Sandefjord. Sunk at Saldanha Bay to be used as a foundation for a pier at Bryde's shore station.

Vesterlide

Unknown

1872 - 1903

Bult as Barque in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Vesterlide

1905 - 1907

A/S Ørnen, Sandefjord.

Vesterlide

1908

A/S Nor

Vesterlide

1909 - 1916

A/S Pacific, S.L. Christensen, Chile

Vesterlide

1917 - May 11, 1922

Various owners in Chile: Sociedad Ballenera de Corral, Bórquez & Cia, Bórquez, Blanco & Cia, Jertrudis Alvarado de Perich.

Figaro

Figaro

1879 - 1888

Franz Recklenborg, Bremen, Germany.

Figaro

1889 - 1894

Carl Bech et. al., Tvedestrand, Norway.

Figaro

1895 - 1901

Rederiselskapet Figaro (Carl Bech), Tvedestrand.

Figaro

1902 - 1905

A/S Figaro (Chr. Nielsen & Co.), Larvik.

Figaro

1906 - July 24, 1908

Hvalfangerselskapet Fiskeren (Chr. Nielsen & Co.), Larvik. Burned 24 July in Safe Harbour, Spitsbergen.

Gobernador Bories

Wordsworth

1882 - 1905

Gobernador Bories

1906 - Oct 12, 1914

Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes (P.A. Bruyne), Punta Arenas, Chile. Scuttled in Burra Sound, Scapa Flow as a block ship.

Nor

Charlotte Croom

1874 - 1885

WA Brown & Co, Glasgow.

Charlotte Croom

1886 - 1889

W. MacKinnon (A. Mackay), Glasgow.

Astracana

1890 - 1905

Astracana Sailing Ship Co. Ltd

Nor

July 17, 1906 - 1908

A/S Nor (Chr. Christensen)

Nor

1909 - 1912

A/S Condor

Nor

1913

A/S Grib

Nor

1914 - 1916

A/S Grib. Vanished en route from Bordeux to New York. 22 souls on board.

Fridtjof Nansen (I)

Garrick

1885 - 1905

Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co. Ltd

Fridtjof Nansen

Approx. 1906 - Oct 10, 1906

A/S Sandefjord Hvalfangerselskap. Foundered off South Georgia on what is now known as Nansen Reef. 9 crew out of 59 lost.

Fridtjof Nansen (II)

Cilurnum

August 12, 1881 - 1890

Elliott Lowrey & Dunford, Newcastle, UK.

Cilurnum

1891 - 1906

Dunford & Elliott, Newcastle, UK

Fridtjof Nansen

1907 - 1912

A/S Sandefjords Hvalfangerselskab

Fridtjof Nansen

1913 - 1915

A/S Sandefjords Hvalfangerselskab

Fridtjof Nansen

1916 - May 29, 1917

Carl Wildhagen, Sandefjord. Sunk by German U-boat U-28.

Mangoro

Diana

Oct 1888 - Feb 1889

A. Kirsten

Capri

1889 - 1905

Annapolis

1906

Furness Withy

Mangoro

1907 - 1915

A/S Mangoro, Johan Bryde

Islandia

1916 - 1925

Watson Lewinson & Co.

Saint Paraskevi

1926 - 1927

Rosina Steamship Co.

Guinée francaise

1928 - 1930

Gestion Maritime

Agia Paraskevi

1931 - April 1934

M. Vlassis

Sobraon

Sobraon

Approx. 1889 - Approx. 1897

R. Gordon & Co., London

Sobraon

Approx. 1898 - Approx. 1906

Gordon Steam Shipping Co. Ltd, London

Sobaron

1907

A. McDougall, London

Sobaron

1907 - 1909

Newfoundland Steam Whaling Co. Ltd, StJohn's

Sobraon

1910 - 1913

A/S Odd

Orion

1914 - 1915

Soc. Ballenera Adolfo Andresen, Punta Arenas, Chile

Snetoppen

1916 - 1917

A/S D/S Snetoppen. Sunk by German U-boat UC-71 en route from Fowey to New York.

Aviemore

Aviemore

1870 - 1888

G. Thompson & Co., Aberdeen. Fully rigged.

Aviemore

1889 - 1900

LGS Larsen, Sandefjord. Barque.

Aviemore

1900 - 1904

A/S Aviemore, Johan Bryde, Sandefjord.

Aviemore

1905 - 1907

A/S Alfa & Beta, Thor Dahl, Sandefjord.

Aviemore

1908 - 1913

A/S Alfa & Beta.

Aviemore

1914 - 1916

Disappeared in the Atlantic en route from Halifax to Liverpool carrying lumber. 14-17 men lost.

Ambra

Germania

1884 - 1908

Ambra

1909 - 1914

Ambra

1915 - 1922

Siegmund

1923 - 1925

Bombay

Bombay

1882 - 1908

Nelson Donkin & Co.

Bombay

1909 - 1920

A/S Nor (1909-12). A/S Ørnen (1912-20)

Professor Gruvel

1921 - Oct 10, 1927

A/S Congo/Gabon, Sandefjord. 10 October 1927 she sank after colliding with ice off the South Shetlands. At the time she was chartered by A/S Ørnen as a transport for the 27/28 season.

Ems

Ems

1893 - 1896

James Nourse, London

Ems

1897 - 1908

CA Hampton & E Bromehead, London

Ems

1909 - 1911

A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri

Ems

1912 - 1915

A/S Rollo, Sandefjord

Fortuna

1916 - Oct 28, 1927

Cia Argentina de Pesca. Sank about 20 nautical miles off Arklow Bank Light, Ireland.

Kamfjord

Kamfjord

1881

Anton Andersen

Kamfjord

1882 - 1902

AC Gogstad

Kamfjord

1903 - 1905

AF Klaveness

Kamfjord

1906 - 1907

Magnus Larsen Bettum

Kamfjord

1908

Gerhard Næss

Kamfjord

1909 - 1911

A/S South African Whaling Co. Ltd, Johan Bryde.

Kamfjord

1912 - 1914

Burned, converted to barge, drifted ashore.

Svend Foyn (I)

Peeress

1886 - 1907

Taylor & Sanderson

Svend Foyn

1908 - 1914

A/S Sydhavet, Johan Rasmussen.

Cossack

1915 - Aug 12, 1916

A/S Cora, Larvik. Caught fire and sank in the North Atlantic.

Ørn

Florida

1882 - 1908

Nelson Donkin &Co., London.

Ørn

May 1909 - July 1913

A/S Ørnen

Falkland (II)

Approx. July 1913 - November 12 1913

A/S Rethval & Thule. Ran aground and was lost off Montevideo.

Aguila

Amy

Approx. March 1888 - Approx. June 1888

Gordon Steam Shipping Co.

Amy Gordon

July 1888 - 1909

Gordon Steam Shipping Co.

Aguila

1910 - 1911

A/S Pacific, San Pedro de Chiloé

Thule

1912 - 1915

A/S Thule, Kristiania (Oslo)

Kolaastind

1916 - April 12 1917

A/S Statland, Ålesund. Torpedoed by U 30 en route from New York to Stockholm carrying oil. 4 souls lost.

Banan

Banan

1888 - 1909

A/S Banan, Kristiania (Oslo)

Banan

1910 - 1912

Hvalfangerselskapet Nimrod A/S, Larvik.

Solli

1913

D/S A/S Solli, Kristiania (Oslo).

Solli

1914 - 1915

A/S Baltic, Kristiania (Oslo).

Munk

1916 - March 10 1917

A/S Chr. Christoffersen & Co., Brevik. Renamed Munk. Sold on to A/S D/S Fjeldli, Bergen.

Fjeldli

10 March 1917 - 14 April 1917

A/S D/S Fjeldli. Stopped and sunk by U-30 en route from Bergen to London carrying cement and sand.

Fulwood

Fulwood

1885 - 1909

R.W. Leyland & Co. Liverpool. Fully rigged.

Fulwood

1910 - May 1913

A/S Sandefjord Hvalfangerselskap. Auxiliary factory ship.

Fulwood

1913 - 1917

Used as a transport.

Fulwood

1918

A/S Glensk, Sandefjord.

Fulwood

1919 - November 7 1919

A/S Fulwood, Sandefjord. Vanished en route from Buenos Aires to Korsør, Denmark carrying maize. 25 souls lost.

Hvalen

Fallodon Hall

1892 - 1909

Chas. G. Dunn & Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Hvalen

1910 - 1913

I/S Hvalen, Sandefjord

Hvalen

1914 - 30 March 1918

A/S Hektor, Tønsberg. Sank at Tres Conteros in Corrubedo Bay, northern Spain.

Roald Amundsen (I)

Quilpui

1890 - 1909

F.H. Vaughan, Liverpool.

Roald Amundsen (I)

1910

A/S Laboremus, Sandefjord.

Mimosa

1911 - 1912

A/S Laboremus, Sandefjord.

Mimosa

1913

Haldor Virik, Sandefjord.

Mimosa

1914

Cia de Pesca Norte do Brasil, Bahia, Sandefjord.

Ronald (I)

Claverley

1894 - 1898

E. Haslehurst & Co.

Eskside

1899 - 1909

SS Eskside Co. Ltd

Ronald (I)

1910 - 1913

A/S Hektor

[Danto]

1914 - 1915

Danto D/S A/S, Kristiania (Oslo)

[Aladdin]

1916 - March 16 1917

A/S Aladdin, Kristiania (Oslo). Seized by German U-boat UC-21. No casualties reported.

Solstreif

Sheikh

1892 - 1909

Bedouin Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Liverpool

Solstreif

1910 - 1932

Hvalfangerselskapet Norge A/S, Larvik.

Solstreif

1933 - 1935

Laid up.

Thor I

Imaum

1890 - 1909

Imaum Steamship Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Thor I

September 1910 - 1930

Bryde & Dahls Hvalfangerselskap A/S

Thor I

1931 - 18 September 1937

Laid up. Bryde & Dahls Hvalfangerselskap A/S. Broken up in Hamburg 18 September 1937.

Alonso

Tinto Hill

26 july 1888 - 1909

J.R. Dickson & Co.

Tinto Hill

1910

A/S Bas I, Sandefjord.

Alonso

1911 - 1916

A/S Bas I, Sandefjord.

Alonso

1916 - 1925

A/S Bas I, Sandefjord.

Veierland

1926 - November 1927

A/S Bas, Veierland. I opplag i Sandefjord.

Augvald

Alala

1898 - 1910

E.F. & W. Roberts, Liverpool.

Augvald

1911 - 1914

A/S Haugesunds Hvalfangerselskap.

Augvald

1915 - 23 June 1918

A/S D/S Augvald, Haugesund. Sunk bu German U-boat U-151. 3 souls lost.

Benguela

Oakmore

1897 - 1910

Burrell & Sons, Glasgow.

Benguela

1911 - 1913

Hvalfangerselskapet Kastor, Tønsberg.

Benguela

1914 - June 30 1917

Hvalfangerselskapet Hektor. Seized 14 June and sunk 30 June by German U-Boat U-155.

Falkland (I)

Gaekwar

1890 - 1906

T. & J. Brocklebank, Ltd, Liverpool.

Carnarvonshire

1907 - 1910

Falkland

1911 - 1912

A/S Rethval & Thule.

Ørn II

1913 - 1927

A/S Ørnen, Sandefjord.

Pontos

1928 - 1930

Hvalfangerselskapet Pontos A/S, Tønsberg.

Pontos

1931 - May 1934

Laid up. Broken up second quarter 1934.

Havfruen

Ochtertyre

1885 - 1910

H. Hogarth & Sons, Ardrossan.

Havfruen

feb 1911 - 3 december 1911

A/S Kosmos (Chr. Christensen), Sandefjord. SAnk after collision with ice somewhere between South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Horatio

Horsley Tower

1892 - 1893

F. Stumore & Co., London.

Horatio

1894

T. Wilson & Sons Co. Ltd, Hull.

Horatio

1895 - September 1911

Booth S/S Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Horatio

September 1911 - 11 March 1916

Chr. Salvesen & Co., Leith. Burned at Leith Harbour, South Georgia.

Neko

Neko

1891 - May 1911

Kosmos, Hamburg.

Neko

May 1911 - May 8 1924

Chr. Salvesen & Co., Leith, Wrecked off Cabo Frio.

Normanna

Hajeen

November 21 1885 - 1899

Bedouin Steam Navigation Co., Liverpool.

Berriz

1900 - 1906

Sota y Aznar, Bilbao.

Belgian Prince

1907 - 1909

Wallsend Shipping & Engine Co.

Normanna

1910

Hvalfanger-A/S Normanna, Haldor Virik, Sandefjord.

Normanna

1911 - February 22 1917

Hvalfanger-A/S Normanna. Rented out to Soc. Ballenera de Magellanes 1914-16. In freight service at time of sinking.

Rakiura

Burma

1896 - 1906

British & Burmese Steamship Co., Glasgow

Hamilton

1907 - 1910

Auchen Steam shipping Co., Glasgow

Rakiura

1911 - 1913

A/S The New Zealand Whaling Co. Ltd (Chr. Nielsen & Co.), Larvik

Rakiura

1914

A/S The Freemantle Whaling Co. Ltd, (Chr. Nielsen & Co.) Larvik

Rakiura

1915

A/S Rakiura (Johs. Salve Kallevig), Arendal.

Rakiura

1916 - December 8, 1916

V. Müller, København->I/S Rakiura (Willy Gilbert), Bergen->A/S Tuck (James R. Rød), Bergen (Never took possession). Sunk by UB 39 north of Les Sept Iles.

Roald Amundsen

Saint Enoch

1891 - 1902

British & Foreign Steamship Co., Liverpool.

Toronto

1903

Toronto Trading Co. Ltd.

Sandhurst

1904 - 1910

Britain Steamship Co. Ltd (Watts, Watts & Co.)

Roald Amundsen (II)

1911 - 1913

Hvalfangerselskapet A/S Laboremus (T. Dannevig & Co.), Sandefjord

Roald Amundsen

1914 - 1918

A/S Laboremus, Sandefjord

Roald Amundsen

1919 - 1920

Skips-A/S Fandango (Chr. Christensen Jr.), Sandefjord

Falk

1921 - March 1936

A/S Ørnen (S.L. Christensen), Sandefjord

Thøger

Europe

1891 - 1906

National Steamship Co. Ltd, Liverpool

Mobile

1907 - 1910

Atlantic Transport Co. Ltd, Liverpool

Thøger

November 1911 - 1912

A/S Quilimane (Thøger Andresen), Larvik

Guvernøren

1913 - January 27, 1915

A/S Odd (Haldor Virik), Sandefjord. Burned and Wrecked Oddhavn (Wilhelmina Bay), Graham Land, Antarctica.

Tioga

Christine

1890 - 1901

Dansk Petroleum A/S, Aarhus

Tioga

1902 - 1909

Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd, London.

Tioga

1910

Sociedad Ballenera Christensen & Cia, Corral, Chile

Tioga

Approx. 1911 - 4 February 1913

A/S Corral, Bergen. Wrecked at Point Jebsen, Signy Island, South Orkney.

Loch Tay

Loch Tay

1893 - 1910

Dundee Loch Line Steam Ship Co. Ltd, Dundee, UK.

Loch Tay

1911 - 1913

A/S Australia, Tønsberg.

Loch Tay

1914 - 23 October 1918

Chartered to Chr. Nielsen, Larvik. Wrecked off Marocco en route from Argentina to Gibraltar.

Vasco da Gama

Den of Airlie

1895 - 1910

The Barrie Shipping Co. Ltd, Dundee.

Vasco da Gama

1911 - 1914

A/S Spermacet, Larvik (Chr. Nielsen).

Samnanger

1915

A/S Samnanger, Bergen.

Bestum

1916 - 12 August 1917

D/S A/S Bestum, Kristiania (Oslo). Torpedoed by U93 west of Bishop Rock en route from Baltimore to London.

Vik

Leicester Castle

1882 - 1890

J. Coupland, Liverpool.

Leicester Castle

1891 - 1898

Castle Ship & Co., Leicester.

Leicester Castle

1899 - 1910

R.N. Smith, Liverpool.

Vik

Approx. 1911 - Approx. 1912

A/S Vik (Lars Christensen), Sandefjord.

Vik

Approx. 1913 - Approx. 1914

A/S Ekvator (Chr. Castberg), Sandefjord.

Vik

Approx. 1915

A/S Alexandra (Haldor Virik), Sandefjord.

Vik

Approx. 1916 - Approx. 1921

A/S Alexandra (Leif Andersen), Sandefjord.

Vik

Approx. 1922 - Approx. 1924

A/S Alexandra (Alex. Brusgaard), Drammen. Broken up in the USA.

Restitution

Restitution

Approx. 1886 - Approx. 1904

R. Conaway & Co., Liverpool.

Restitution

Approx. 1905 - Approx. 1910

John L. Jacobs & Co., London.

Restitution

Approx. 1911 - 4 November 1916

Southern Whaling & Sealing Co., England. Abandoned in bad weather about 20 miles off the coast of Wales.

Capella I

Den of Ogil

Approx. 1899 - Approx. 1911

Den of Ogil Steamship Co. (C. Barrie & Son), Dundee.

Capella I

Approx. 1912 - 10 August 1917

Hvalfangeraktieselskapet Capella (Peder Bogen), Sandefjord. Captured and sunk by U86 west of Galway en route from South Georgia to London.

Esperanca

Agapanthus

Approx. 1893 - Approx. 1902

J.B. Murray & Co., Glasgow.

Agapanthus

Approx. 1903 - Approx. 1911

Park Steamship Co. Ltd, Glasgow.

Esperanca

Approx. 1912 - Approx. 1913

A/S South Atlantic Whaling (Lorentz Bruun), Tønsberg.

Esperanca

Approx. 1914 - 16 January 1917

A/S South Atlantic Whaling (Lorentz Bruun), Tønsberg. Arrested by U48 15 January en route from La Spezia to Cardiff. Sunk 16 January.

Hektoria (I)

Arapahoe

25 August 1892 - Approx. 1896

Arapahoe Steamship Co. Ltd (W. Tapscott & Co.), Liverpool.

Inchmaree

Approx. 1897 - Approx. 1908

Inchmaree Steamship Co. Ltd (Hamilton, Fraser & Co.), Liverpool.

Wentworth

Approx. 1909 - Approx. 1911

Dalgliesh Steam Shipping Co. (R.S. Dalgliesh), Newcastle.

Hektoria (I)

Approx. 1912 - 26 April 1917

A/S Hektor (N. Bugge), Tønsberg. Torpedoed and sunk by U43.

Imo

Runic

16 February 1889 - Approx. 1894

Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Tampican

1895 - 1899

West India & Pacific Steamship Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Tampican

1900 - 1911

F. Leyland & Co. Ltd, Liverpool.

Imo

Approx. 1912 - Approx. 1918

The South Pacific Whaling Co. A/S (R. Osmundsen), Kristiania (Oslo). Collided with the "Mont Blanc" which subsequently exploded in what was the largest man made explosions in the pre nuclear era. Killed almost 2000 people. Refloated and repaired.

Guvernøren (II)

Approx. 1919

The South Pacific Whaling Co. (Chr. Christensen Jr.), Sandefjord.

Guvernøren (II)

Approx. 1920 - 3 December 1921

A/S Odd (Chr. Christensen), Sandefjord. Wrecked at Cape Carysfort, East Falklands.

Johan Bryde

Strathness

May 1894 - Approx. 1899

Burrell & Son, Glasgow.

Buceros

1900 - 1911

Bucknell Bros, Glasgow.

Johan Bryde

Approx. 1912

A/S Østkysten Hvalfangerselskab (Johan Bryde), Sandefjord.

Svend Foyn I

Approx. 1913 - Approx. 1934

A/S Sydhavet (Peder Bogen), Sandefjord.

Melete

Melete

13 March 1890 - Approx. 1905

B. Wencke Söhne, Hamburg.

Melete

Approx. 1906 - Approx. 1911

Rhederei A.G. von 1896, Hamburg.

Melete

Approx. 1912 - Approx. 1913

R.P. Hinsch, Hamburg. Sold on to A/S Urd, Sandefjord.

Melete

Approx. 1914 - 7 September 1915

T. Dannevig & Co., Sandefjord. Wrecked at Morant Bay, Jamaica en route from Sandefjord to Tampa, Florida, in ballast.

Pythia

Raglan Castle

1897 - 1904

Castle Mail Steam Packet Co. Ltd (D. Currie & Co.), London.

Hanna

1905

Russian Government.

St Domingo

1906 - 1907

A/S Det Østasiatiske Kompagni, Copenhagen.

Raglan Castle

1908 - 1909

Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd, Glasgow.

Pythia

1910

Pythia Steamship Co. Ltd, Glasgow.

Pythia

1911

A/S Dominion Whaling Ltd, Sandefjord.

Pythia

1912 - 1914

A/S Dominion Whaling Ltd, Sandefjord.

Pythia

1915 - 1928

A/S Dominion Whaling Ltd, Sandefjord. In service as cargo ship.

Ready

1929 - 1933

Hvalfanger-A/S Africa, Tønsberg.

Ready

Approx. 1934 - 3 October 1934

Sold via W.P. Jobson to Metal Industries Ltd, London. Breaking up commenced 3 October.

Perth

Gloamin

21 September 1895 - 1911

R.A. Mudie & Sons, Dundee.

Perth

1912 - September 1916

A/S Western Australia Whaling (Chr. Nielsen & Co.), Larvik.

Perth

September 1916 - 1919

Ocean A/S (Chr. Nielsen & Co.), Larvik. Freighter.

Perth

1920 - 1927

Hvalfanger-A/S Vestfold, Sandefjord.

Perth

1928 - 1929

Hvalfanger-A/S Africa, Tønsberg.

Perth

1930 - December 1932

Bjarne Gundersen, Sandefjord. Broken up at Stavanger Skibs-Ophugnings Co.

Pisagua

Pisagua

1892 - 1911

F. Laeisz, Germany

Pisagua

1912 - 17 January 1913

Wrecked at Low Island, South Shetlands.

Polynesia

Tokio

1895 - 1911

T. Wilson, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Polynesia

1912 - September 1916

The Antarctic Whaling Co. A/S, Larvik. Sunk by "UB 18".

Prince George

Calistoga

1884 - 1889

W. Nevins, Liverpool.

Sierra Cadena

1890 - 1905

Sierra Shipping Co., Liverpool.

Prince George

1906 - 1911

A/S Prince George, Kristiania (Oslo).

Prince George

1912 - 1914

New Zealand Whaling Co., Larvik.

Prince George

1915 - 1916

A/S Spermacet

Prince George

1917 - 1918

August Stang, Larvik.

Prince George

1919

A/S Havtor, Kristiania (Oslo).

Svedana

1920 - 1924

Chr. Lehland Egelien, Drammen/J. Rasmussen, København. Broken up in 1924.

Sommerstad

Sommerstad

1906 - 1912

Klaveness A.F. & Co., Sandefjord.

Sommerstad

1913 - 1915

Chartered by United States Whaling Co.

Sommerstad

1916 - 1918

Sunk by "U117".

Maudie

War Peshawa

1920

Construction began as tanker War Peshawa.

Maudie

1921 - 1936

Construction completed as factory ship "Maudie" for A/S Hektor og A/S Hvalen, Tønsberg.

Angra

1937 - 1941

Ab Atlanta, Helsinki.

Mercator

1942 - 1944

Ab Finland-Amerika Linjen Oy, Helsinki. Seized by Germany in Danzig in 1944.

Empire Crouch

1945

Ministry of War Transport.

Mercator

1946 - 1951

Finland-Amerika Linjen Oy, Helsinki.

Mercator

1952 - 1955

Finska Ångfartygs Ab.

Ruth Nurminen

1956 - 1959

John Nurminen Oy. Broken up i Yokohama.

Ronald (II)

Ronald

1920 - 1930

A/S Hektor, Tønsberg.

Ronald

1931 - 1938

Laid up.

Ronald

1938

Factory equipment removed. Tanker trials.

Ronald

1939

Knarrvik Sildeoljefabrikk A/S. Intended as a herring oil factory.

Mafuta

1940 - 1947

Cie Maritime Belge, Antwerp.

Jarama

1948 - 1949

Spermacet Whaling Co. Ltd, Panama.

Jarama

1950 - August 1955

Sopecoba S.A., Gabon, and Spermacet Whaling Co. Ltd, Panama. Broken up in Bremerhaven.