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Bedfordrl wrote a review Jun 2018
Hampshire, United Kingdom324 contributions113 helpful votes
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We were lucky as we turned up for a visit when they were opening the next week and rather than turn us away we got a personal tour. The condition of this 1911 ship is testimony to the graft and love of the volunteers . From the magnificent (working) triple expansion steam engine
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Date of experience: June 2018
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palrake wrote a review Feb 2017
Oslo, Norway299 contributions40 helpful votes
Getting on this old boat is a good idea! You really get the feeling of beeing on an old "war sailor", and how it must have felt. I don't know if it really opens this summer, check it out before entering.. But what an historic artifact!
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Date of experience: October 2016
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Ferryman wrote a review Mar 2016
Norway45 contributions8 helpful votes
I could go on and on and on about this ship, the engine and the crew but you will have to see for yourself. You´ll be surprised. Awesome!
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Date of experience: July 2015
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Anna J wrote a review May 2015
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom54 contributions26 helpful votes
We were on a cruise through the fjords and one of the scheduled stops was Stavanger for the day. Unfortunately, we arrived on the day of a religious bank holiday, so Stavanger was CLOSED - literally. Bars, restaurants, shops everything was closed. But then in the harbor we
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Date of experience: May 2015
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thenighthawks wrote a review Aug 2013
london514 contributions100 helpful votes
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When you come into Kristiansand by ferry you see a big grey boat moared up. I assumed it was an old war ship. It's the D/S Hestmanden, and you can visit it. In fact, it's an old cargo ship, steam powered, that was used during the war in convoys- hence the grey paint job. You get
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Date of experience: July 2013
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