Vikingen, 1929

37.115

About this object

Vikingen was a twin screw whaling factory ship, built by Messrs. Swan, Hunter and Wisham Richardson Ltd of Wallasend, for the Viking Whaling Co Ltd, Newcastle. Vikingen was the first ship to be specifically designed and built for use as a whaling factory. The Vikingen model was lost during the Blitz.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Vikingen, 1929
  • Accession no.
    37.115
  • Type
    Model
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Tyne and Wear
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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