NOTE: When using these radiocarbon data in a presentation o r publication, PLEASE acknowledge the principal investigator, Reidar Nydal, and the Norwegian University of Scienc e and Technology (NTNU).

Special thanks go to the Norwegian shipping companies Fred Olsen (1966-1972) and Wilh. Wilhemsen (Barber International) (1966-1995) for collecting the samples for all those years with minor expenses to the Radiological Dating Laboratory. Thanks also to the labora tory staff and other persons involved in several ways in this project during the years. (See Appendi x B and References). The financial support from the Norwegian Research Council is also gratefully ack nowledged.