Southern Harvester

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Southern Harvester
Framed photograph

Donated by Mrs Margaret Grundison in April 1998
Museum number Temp. Number 4813-2

Framed black and white print of the whaling factory ship or mother ship 'Southern Harvester.' The vessel is seen from her port bow and her name is clear against the dark hull, while her white superstructure is clea. There are six lifeboats visible and a crowd of men on deck. 'Southern Harvester' was the factory ship of Christian Salvesen, who operated a whaling business in the Antarctic until the industry closed, 1963. She was the last British ship to work the Antarctic whaling.

Southern Harvester
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