Ole Aanderud Larsen biography

Ole Aanderud Larsen

Engineer, Ship Designer

1884 – 1964


Who was Ole Aanderud Larsen?

Ole Aanderud Larsen was a ship designer and businessman from Norway.

He was born in T√łnsberg, and died in Sandefjord, in the county of Vestfold.

Larsen is best known for designing the Endurance, the three-masted barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed for the Antarctic on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1914. He was the first chairman and one of the founders of Jotun Group Private Ltd., a company started in Sandefjord to sell specialized paints and coatings to the shipping industry that has expanded worldwide and now sells a diverse range of paints and coatings for all kind of industries.


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Dec 18, 1884
Lived in
  • T√łnsberg
Oct 6, 1964

on July 23, 2013

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