|Photographer:||Jon Ballovarre [View profile]||Title:||HNoMY NORGE A533||Added:||Jun 27, 2007|
|The Norwegian Royal Yacht "Norge"
2x Bergen Diesel 1760Bhp
Built: 1937 Camper & Nicholsons Ltd, Southampton
by Thomas Sopwith.
Mr Sopwith used the yacht "Philante" as a tender during Americas Cup.
"Philante" was sold too Norway in 1947.
The ship was given too King Haakon as a gift from the people of Norway.
The Kings flag was hoisted first time july.9-1948