Laurie, Antarctic whaling industry

Scope and Content

  • MS 1561/2;D Report, April 1933 [Includes narrative and whaling statistics] 26 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

During the 1933 season shore stations at Grytviken and Leith, South Georgia operated along with 19 factory ships including the Southern Princess. Over 26,000 whales were taken. Laurie sailed with the Southern Princess.



Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material on whaling in the southern oceans.