Kvint
Ship Number
1434
Vessel Type
Whale Catcher
Built
A&J Inglis
Launch Date
September 28, 1950
Delivered
November 27, 1950
Owner
Falkland Shipowners Ltd
Weight
591 grt
BP Length
Breadth
29-8 feet
No. of Screws
Single
Speed (approx)
16 knots
Propulsion
Rankin & Blackmore Steam 4cyl, 2150ihp
Official No.
184328
Registered
London
Fate
Active
 Kvint

[SOUTHERN JESTER]

1951 In October sold to A/S Antarctic, Tonsberg. Renamed Kjapp
1952 In August purchased by Salvesen and renamed Southern Jester. Catching for the Leith Harbour all seasons until the station closed down after the 1960/61-season.
1957 12th. January: Royal Yacht Britannia berthed at Leith Harbour and HRH Prince Philip was welcomed as a popular guest. After the visit the royal party was carried to King Edward Cove by  Southern Jester
 
1961 Catching for Fl/F  Southern Jester in her last active season, 1961/62
 
1962 Laid up at Melsomvik, Norway.
 
1964 Sold to P/R Torleif Jensen, Kristiansand, Norway and renamed Kvint.
 
1966 Rebuilt to cargo ship with replacement engine, Oil 6cyl. 2T DM (Alpha Diesel A/S, Frederikshavn, b.1952) and transferred to A/S Kvint, (Torleif Jensen).
 
1975 Replacement engine, 6cyl. 2T Alpha DM (Alpha Diesel A/S, Frederikshavn, b.1957).
 
1976 Repurchased by P/R Torleif Jensen.
 
1978 Sold to P/R Kvintess, Norway and renamed Kvintess.
 
1981 Sold to K/S Berentsen & Helgesen, Norway.
 
1983 Sold to Simon M√łkster Shipping, Stavanger and rebuilt to stand by ship. Renamed Strilhval
 
2006 Still in use as standby/rescue vessel in the North Sea and fitted with a 1600 BHP Deutz engine. Capable for 15.5 kn