Ocean Traveler In the North Sea, 1966/69
The winter 1968/69 the sea reached 65feet
When the sea hit the shafts, we had quite a spray
Under tow to Stavanger for repair after the storm
Anchoring, is it Kent Shore or West Shore helping us?
A mooring rope to help the achoring is brought ut by a rubber dingy.
Torolf Log and Elias Andersen taking a shit.
(not much privacy) 1968
And here Rolf Øverland with a newspaper in the shithouse 1966
Divers going down, 1966
Here Ocean Traveler is drifting off.
One more picture of the mighty drilling barge, 1966
Axel Larsen, 1966
True pioneers, 1966
Svein Paulsen installing a new "bridle" at the Schlumberger logging unit, 1966
Svein and Axel, 1966
Reilstad, Paulsen and Fosse from the
Sverre Paulsen, 1966
Home flight, no survival suits in 1966
Ocean Traveler not so giant seen from the chopper, 1966
In the galley
And then into the messroom -66
Mike Kelly and Sigve Søyland in the office
Evidence for oil/gas as early as in 1967
A day in The North Sea, chopper arriving.
The helicopter safe onboard, 1966.
The helicopteret returning for Stavanger.
Inside view from the helicopter. 1967
Once the situation for Ocean Traveler was real dramatic. Here
a scared Sigve Søyland, ready to jump in the ocean if necessary.