"Whale Claw" Grytviken Things to Do Tip by MikeAtSea

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  Whale Claw
by MikeAtSea

One of the items displayed outside the museum was this whale claw. It was first used in the 1932/1933 season and was able to pull whales of 100 tons. The use was to drag whales, tail first, up the stern ramps of whaling ships. The whale claw weighs 1.5 tons.

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  • Written Jan 13, 2007
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