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More Whale Catchers

More Whale Catchers

Whale Catchers

Whale Catchers

Whale catcher, also called whale killer or whaler, large, fast steamship or motor vessel from which whales are harpooned and killed and marked for pickup by a parent vessel called a factory ship. Whale catchers are the descendants of the … Continue reading

Photo/Film

The museum’s photo collection consists of 150,000 photographs around 30,000 of which are related to whaling. We also own the negative collections from photographers Fred Hansen, Dimitri Koloboff and Arvid Trogstad which together amount to 120,000 negatives from the years … Continue reading