Name OLSEN, Olaf
Born Norway, 16 September 1864
Died 1 December 1914
Age 50
Cemetery Grytviken
Grave Ref A8
Register 30



In his diary, Frank Hurley, the photographer with Shackleton, wrote:

Tue December 1st 1914

Evening. Whaler Ingeborg arrived from Godthul with the body of 2nd mate of Thor I killed by a falling derrick. Buried 7pm in little cemetery on S. side of K.E.Cove

Note: Thor I was the factory ship that operated at Godthul.