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Whale Fishery
Articles of whale-boat gear
Fig.1, Lantern keg containing matches, bread, tobacco, &c.; Fig.2, Compass; Fig.3, Keg for Fresh Water; Fig.4, Piggin for bailing; Fig.5, Waif for signaling; Fig.6, Tub-oar crotch, slips through cleat in gunwale, to clear oar from the line when fast to whale; Fig.7, Double oar-lock used when propelling the boat and for same as tub-oar crotch; Fig.8, Large line in lime-tub; Fig.9, Knife for cutting line when foul; Fig.10, Rowlock; Fig.11, Hatchet for cutting line, cutting poles out of whales; Fig.12, Grapnel for catching line; Fig.13, Drag, or drug, for bending on drug-iron to retard movements of whales; Fig.14, Canvas nipper to protect hands when handling lines

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