Many whalers used tons of equipment to capture the whales and bring them to shore for their blubber, baleen, etc. This will explain some of the equipment whalers used.
Harpoon - Harpoon is an arrow-shaped weapon used to spear large fish and whales. long, coiled line is tied to the harpoon. When the harpoon strikes, the weapon's barbed point becomes firmly anchored in the flesh of the target.
Factory Ship - A factory ship was a huge vessel that was served by a fleet of catcher boats and was equipped to process a wide variety of whale products.
Buoy Boats - These were boats that pulled the whale towards the factory ship.
These tools were most important in whaling.
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