I don’t know if anybody noticed, or care:
A hazard to navigation.
I thought he was set out to pasture years ago. What an embarrassment.
Also, in reading the article, I’m really glad I missed the documentary or even the knowledge of the existence of “Watson”.
Piracy at its core.
The vessel behind him, M/V Farley Mowat was originally built in 1950 as the Fishery Research vessel Johan Hjort:
Another of the Sea Shepards ships that has appeared in many episodes of “Whale Wars” was built as the whale catcher “Pol XIV”:
She had several seasons in the Southern Seas before being converted to a fishing vessel in 1966:
|Vessel Name||Registered Owner||Year|
|POLARIS||Seven Sea Sg Inc||2005|
|VOLSTAD JR.||Lafjord Rederi A/S||1998|
|VERDI||Lafjord Rederi A/S||1997|
|VOLSTAD JR.||Einar Volstad PR||1966|
|POL XIV||Hvalfangerselskap Polaris A/S||1950|
She later served in the Norwegian Coast Guard:
Among other tasks she also helped chased Paul Watson when he tried to disrupt minke whale catching off Northern Norway.
Where is the Old Miserable One when we need him??