Description: Antarctic Whaling Expedition 1945-46 on the factory ship Southern Venturer, an album providing a very comprehensive photographic record from the launch of the ship in Middlesborough, its subsequent fitting and the voyage to the Antarctic, containing over three hundred and twenty images of various sizes including Rosedowns and Thompson's Works in Hull, interior views of the ship, wildlife such as penguins and sea elephants, seals, ice studies, various crew members working and relaxing, capturing and processing of whales both on-board ship and dockside, topographical views of Leith Harbour and Grytriken South Georgia etc, together with related newspaper and magazine cuttings and other contemporary and later paper ephemera including the crew member and album compiler's certificate of Discharge for Robert Hewer dated 1946, average image size 8 x 10.5cm
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