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MARITIME CRAFT > FACTORY SHIP > WHALE FACTORY SHIP
PREFERRED TERM
WHALE FACTORY SHIP  
BROADER CONCEPT
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • WHALE PROCESSING SHIP
SCOPE NOTE
  • A specialised large merchant ship built or converted for service in the Southern Ocean, cutting up (‘flensing’) whales caught by smaller catchers or whalers, boiling down the blubber, and storing the bone, flesh and oil products for the return voyage.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • RCAHMS
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/505281
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/505281
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