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THE STAVANGER TO BERGEN NATTRUTE By MIKE BENT
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For over three-quarters of a century, from 1892 until 1974, seven evenings a week, a steamer left Stavanger on the 99-mile voyage up the coast to Bergen, while her opposite number headed southwards... More > through the night from Bergen to Stavanger. Summer and winter, in fair weather and in foul, in wartime and in peace, the Nattrute hardly ever ceased to operate. Scarcely a local route, it was by no means long enough to be grouped among the trunk coastal services, such as the Bergen to Kirkenes Hurtigrute, or the Bergen to Oslo Kystrute. Nattrute steamers were for the most part purpose-built for the service, and offer a fine ilustration of how the design of such vessels evolved over the first half of the twentieth century.< Less
BERGEN'S LOCAL SHIPPING SERVICES 1839 TO 1989 By MIKE BENT
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The Norwegian local steamer, for those whose livelihood depended on her, was far more than a mere conveyance. She became an institution, part of late 19th and early 20th century folklore, and an... More > integral element of everyday life. This book, first published in 1989, is the saga of how, over 150 years a remarkable transport system, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the world in terms of extent and complexity, evolved in western Norway, from the days of the pioneer steamship owners to the era of car ferries and express-boats.< Less
BERGEN'S LOCAL SHIPPING SERVICES 1839 TO 1989 By MIKE BENT
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The Norwegian local steamer, for those whose livelihood depended on her, was far more than a mere conveyance. She became an institution, part of late 19th and early 20th century folklore, and an... More > integral element of everyday life. This book, first published in 1989, is the saga of how, over 150 years a remarkable transport system, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the world in terms of extent and complexity, evolved in western Norway, from the days of the pioneer steamship owners to the era of car ferries and express-boats.< Less
THE STAVANGER TO BERGEN NATTRUTE By MIKE BENT
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For over three-quarters of a century, from 1892 until 1974, seven evenings a week, a steamer left Stavanger on the 99-mile voyage up the coast to Bergen, while her opposite number headed southwards... More > through the night from Bergen to Stavanger. Summer and winter, in fair weather and in foul, in wartime and in peace, the Nattrute hardly ever ceased to operate. Scarcely a local route, it was by no means long enough to be grouped among the trunk coastal services, such as the Bergen to Kirkenes Hurtigrute, or the Bergen to Oslo Kystrute. Nattrute steamers were for the most part purpose-built for the service, and offer a fine ilustration of how the design of such vessels evolved over the first half of the twentieth century.< Less