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Sandefjord

The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

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"Southern Actor" was built i 1950 for Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd which was managed by Chr. Salvesen & Co., Scotland. The funnel still carries Salvesens colours. The whale catcher was brought to Sandefjord in 1989 and has undergone extensive restoration with former whalers having made an active contribution. It is fully operative with its original steam engine intact. Southern Actor is the only whale catcher from the Modern Whaling Epoch still found in original working order.

Admission is free for children. Adults kr 20,-
** Adults / seniors who pay entrance on Southern Actor gets kr 20, - in discount to the Whaling Museum.

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6/28/2015
Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7/1/2015 - 7/31/2015
Mon - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8/1/2015 - 8/30/2015
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

"Southern Actor" was built i 1950 for Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd which was managed by Chr. Salvesen & Co., Scotland. The funnel still carries Salvesens co...

The Whaling catcher Southern Actor

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Stay in style at the historic Hotel Kong Carl in Sandefjord center, or pitch your tent at one of many campsites along the coast.

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