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WHALER, mar. law. A vessel employed in the whale fishery.
     2. It is usual for the owner of the vessel, the captain and crew, to divide the profits in just proportions, under an agreement similar to the contract Di Colonna. (q.v.)

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The whaler was anchored off a known pirate camp and, once permission had been given to take it out, the Royal Marines marksmen fired their M3M .50 BMG machine guns and destroyed it.
"In many ways the pirates were lucky that we found them as they would not have survived indefinitely - however, most importantly, we have removed one more pirate group from the Somali Basin and destroyed their whaler so it cannot be used again."
Shepherd Conservation Society, was accused of injuring a whaler by hurling a rancid butter stink bomb as well as a number of other offences.
And in January, the Japanese whaler Shonan Maru 2 and the Sea Shepherd trimaran Ady Gil (a converted racer that looked like something Batman might drive) collided.
"The Whaler's Forge" tells the story of a lost Spanish Whaler who washes up on the coast of North America, before the continent ever gained that name.
This beefy new center console from Boston Whaler has literally all the bells and whistles--including an air-conditioned cabin and freezer plate-cooled fish boxes.
IAIN BUIST || Isaac Robinson from Monkseaton, who found a drawing pin in his chips, bought from The Whitley Whaler. Right, the offending chip
"People have hunted whales for more than 400 years in my hometown." One whaler said before setting off: "I'm a bit nervous but happy that we can start whaling.
Keil Whaler Maybe ones that was caught up in it should have a meet up and talk about it maybe do it every year it might help Gord Duncan Brave girl it's a day I won't forget either as my 2 children were there too x Amanda Atkinson Only one that one hurts now is his family.
In 1827 only one whaler, The Baffin, was operating full-time out of Liverpool and by 1830 there was no more trading out of the port.
An original and delightfully entertaining picture book story by Norman Whaler that is charmingly illustrated throughout by Nina Mkhoiani, "Jack" delivers an important message about the value and relationship of imagination and books!