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Figureheads Aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Fleet


A Bronze Figurehead representing the 'Black Prince'
 [Edward Plantagenet, Prince of Wales (1330-1376) - whose remains lie buried in Canterbury Cathedral]
From Fred. Olsen Lines Black Prince (I) 1938,
Can be found in Dover Cruise Terminal I
Black Prince 1938 in Dover Cruise Terminal

Figureheads Aboard Fred. Olsen's Black Prince

BLACK PRINCE (II) - orginal figurehead - of a Ballerina crafted by Kjell Rassmussen
BLACK PRINCE (II) - orginal figurehead
Ballerina crafted by Kjell Rassmussen

Unknown figurehead
Unknown aboard Black Prince


Figureheads Aboard Fred. Olsen's Black Watch

BLACK WATCH (II) / Jupiter 1966, [The current BLACK PRINCE's sistership]
BLACK WATCH (II) / JUPITER 1966, [The current BLACK PRINCE's sistership]

The Peasant Girl from BALDRIAN (1947) - crafted by Ragnhild Butenschon
The Peasant Girl from BALDRIAN (1947) - crafted by Ragnhild Butenschon
The Peasant Girl from BALDRIAN (1947) - crafted by Ragnhild Butenschon

Braemar Castle (1953) in the Braemar Room
Braemar Castle (1953) in the Braemar Room

Also on Black Watch (III) is Cyrano de Bergerac from BERGERAC 1955 - Crafted by Sigurd Nome

Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac
Shown with the kind permisssion of Onno Heesbeen. For some excellent photos of Black Watch
and other ships visit Onno's website: Cruising the 21st Century


Figureheads Aboard Fred. Olsen's Braemar

Venus emerging from her Shell
2 designs were executed for BOLETTE and BOLLSTA (1951)
Venus emerging from her Shell
2 designs were executed for BOLETTE and BOLLSTA (1951)

Also on Braemar is Scheherazade from BAGHDAD (II) 1956 - Sculptured by Ørnulf Bast
[Scheherazade - The Arabian Princess who told stories - immortalised in 1001 Nights]


For more Fred. Olsen Figureheads visit the Jardín Tecina Hotel website
[owned by Fred. Olsen on La Gomera]
and click on the photographs to the left of the page.
The 3 Figureheads come from Bolivar 1946, Bruno ( Hamlet) 1948 and Bencomo 1950.


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