MV Gondwana

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1988-10 Greenpeace Gondwana.jpg
The MV Gondwana
Name: Viking
Completed: 1975
Name: MV Gondwana
Operator: Greenpeace
Acquired: 1988
General characteristics
Tonnage: 1435 Gt
Length: 61.20 m

The MV Gondwana was a ship acquired by Greenpeace in 1988, originally built in 1975 and called the Viking. Greenpeace updated the ship with a helipad and accommodation space was increased to sleep 33 people. The ship was used to supply the Greenpeace World Park Base in 1988/89 and was involved in direct action to protest against Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean in the late 1980s.[1]


  1. ^ May, John (1989). The Greenpeace Book of Antarctica. Doubleday. pp. 170. ISBN 0-385-26280-9.

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