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Photographer:Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen [View profile]Title:SOUTHERN ACTORAdded:Nov 02, 2007
Photo Category: Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)
Yes sir and miss, having deleted one of the southern actor-shots, here is offcourse a new one. Lucky with the light!

One of my favoriteships(and that aint just because... She is the only ship in town, hehe!), no, this is a classic.
At least i think so.

Vessel Identification
Name:Southern Actor
Former name(s):
- Pingvin (Until 1995)
- Itaxa Iii (Until 1990)
- Ibsa Uno (Until 1989)
- Polarbris 8 (Until 1975)
- Itaxa Iii (Until 1950 Sep)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Whaler
Gross tonnage:428 tons
Length:48 m
Beam:9 m
Draught:4 m

Additional Information
Home port:Sandefjord
Build year:1950
AIS Information
Last known position:
59°7’34.79” N, 10°13’46.82” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 0° (327°)
Arrival:1st Aug 2018
17:00:18 UTC
Last update:
15 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 August 1st, 17:00:18 UTCBekkjavik
2018 June 22nd, 19:00:55 UTCSanefjord
2018 June 22nd, 19:00:52 UTCSanefjord
2018 June 22nd, 19:00:45 UTCSanefjordc
2018 June 22nd, 19:00:11 UTCSanefjord
2017 September 20th, 14:00:07 UTCSandefjord
2017 June 1st, 20:00:42 UTCSandefjord
2015 August 26th, 17:30:02 UTCSandefjord
2015 June 13th, 20:30:05 UTCSandefjord
2015 June 10th, 20:30:29 UTCTonberg
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Photo Comments (3)

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Guest on Sep 17, 2009 08:37 (9 years ago)
Just great, ship, shot under perfect light. Congrats Guido
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Nov 04, 2007 11:51 (11 years ago)
Well, certainly i can. I presume you have the ability to read english pretty well? Then have a look at these links:
Info 1
I will be happy to give more info if you desire.

Jens Boldt on Nov 04, 2007 11:44 (11 years ago)
Hello Tomas,

that's a really nice catch!

Just lately as I was chatting with COKL I had to admit that vessels with a light grey hull really are among my favourites.

Could you enlighten me on Southern Actor's history?
Is she a museum ship?

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