WHALE FACTORY SHIP
- WHALE PROCESSING SHIP
- 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.
- http://reference.data.gov.uk/id/open-government-licence (Maritime Craft Thesaurus (Scotland))
- http://www.rcahms.gov.uk (Maritime Craft Thesaurus (Scotland))
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Created 8/9/10, last modified 8/9/10