OLSEN, Olaf

NameOLSEN, Olaf
BornNorway, 16 September 1864
Died1 December 1914
Age50
CemeteryGrytviken
Grave RefA8
Register30
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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.

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