Definition of Whaleboat. Meaning of Whaleboat. Synonyms of Whaleboat

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Definition of Whaleboat

Whaleboat
Whaleboat Whale"boat`, n. (Naut.) A long, narrow boat, sharp at both ends, used by whalemen.

Meaning of Whaleboat from wikipedia

- A whaleboat or whaler is a type of open boat that is relatively narrow and pointed at both ends. It was originally developed for whaling, and later became...
- the 20-man crew was forced to make for land in the ship's surviving whaleboats. The men suffered severe dehydration, starvation, and exposure on the...
- The Whaleboat War was a series of actions fought by American privateers in the aftermath of their government's loss in the Battle of Long Island and in...
- The Whaleboat House (originally published with the title Amagansett) is a 2004 crime novel by British writer Mark Mills. It is set shortly after the Second...
- Whaleboat Island Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located just southeast of Ruxton Island, to the southeast of...
- military vessel in British waters. For example, in what was known as the Whaleboat War, American privateers mainly from New Jersey, Brooklyn and Connecticut...
- A Nantucket sleighride is the dragging of a whaleboat by a harpooned whale while whaling. It is an archaic term from the early days of industrial whaling...
- dropped anchor in international waters off Rockingham and dispatched a whaleboat to s****. At 8:30 am, six Fenians who were working in work parties outside...
- on his face. "Good-humored, easy, and careless, he presided over his whaleboat as if the most deadly encounter were but a dinner, and his crew all invited...
- that each whaleboat had 200 pounds of hardtack, 65 gallons of freshwater, and two Galapagos tortoises. The crew was divided into three whaleboats commanded...
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