ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR VI
Type
STEAM WHALER
Date
1948
Description
Yard Number: 812
Official Number: 5338543
Built by Hall Russells', owned by Hvalfanger A/S, managed by Johan Rasmussen & Co.

Renamed: CLUPEA (1965); VESTFART (1967); VESTFART II (1994)

Steam whale catcher

STAR VI was a steam whale catcher, sister ship of STAR VII. STAR VI stayed with the company until 1965 when it was sold to Odd Grotle of Bergen and named CLUPEA until 1967.

It was renamed VESTFART and converted from a steam whale catcher to motor fishing . In 1994 it was renamed to VESTFART II.

Owned in 1965 by Odd Grotle, Bergen and renamed CLUPEA.
Owned in 1967 by Odd Grotle, Bergen and renamed VESTFART. Diesel fitted 1967.
Listed as active in 2003/2004 Lloyds Register, and in 2010, but owners not listed.
Owner
Hvalfanger A/S Rosshavet, Sandefjord
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 148' x breadth 29 7/12' x depth 18 1/12'
Gross Tonnage: 591 ton

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