An oil painting by George Cummings
Clansman - April 1970
In 1946 Balaena was equipped with a Walrus aircraft to assist with whale spotting. The following year this practice was ceased as it was considered “unsporting”.
1946 Built for United Whalers as Balaena
1953 Transferred to Hector Whaling
1960 Sold to Japan
Harland & Wolff
2 x Triple Expansion Steam