LARSEN, Arne Vigulf

Name LARSEN, Arne Vigulf
Born 11 June 1915
Died 8 March 1937
Age 21
Cemetery Leith (Main)
Grave Ref B13
Register None
SPRI Ref. 1228/17/84;D

Larsen’s death is not registered in the Register of Deaths.

The SPRI Records tell us that he worked on the catcher ‘Bouvet III’ to the factory ship ‘Salvestria’. Larsen had joined the ship on 28 February to replace an injured seaman. He died at sea in 60° 30′ South 54° 0′ West, when a fairlead collapsed as the vessel was bringing a whale alongside in heavy weather. The factory ship’s doctor attended immediately.



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