Cutting-In Tackle. 1-Lower block strapped with rope a, a, a and blubber-hook g shackled into grommet d. The ropes c, c, c, are for handling block easily and the back-lashing h is held by the officer when directing the point of hook into hole in blubber. 2-Upper-blocks, b; guy-block, c; pendant-shackles, a, and links. 3-Lower-blocks, b strapped with chain d and sister-hooks c into which tail may be coupled by means of link e. 4-Cutting-tackle hung from mast. It is guyed out by guy-block and rope c, and end of cutting-falls e are led to windlass. Small blubber-hook used in handling blubber on deck.
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