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The whalers

by Lee Davis Willoughby

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Dell in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLee Davis Willoughby
SeriesMaking of America -- 37
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24744216M
ISBN 10044009769X
ISBN 109780440097693
OCLC/WorldCa9493580

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A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed, or adapted, for whaling: the catching or processing of former includes the whale catcher – a steam or diesel-driven vessel with a harpoon gun mounted at its bow. The latter includes such vessels as the sail or steam-driven whaleship of the 16th to early 20th centuries and the floating factory or factory ship of .   A nasal boom echoed as the whale exhaled. Then droplets showered the hunters: mucous and warm, distinct from the chillier spray off the .

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