Peterhead Whaleboat

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By: Colin Gray -

The Scottish Peterhead Whaleboat was an early British style whaleboat, which was used for hunting Bowhead whales as opposed to the American whaleboat, which hunted for sperm whale. These differences in hunting resulted in variations of construction, although the boats were approximately the same size, about 28 feet long. The Scottish whaleboats hunted in the icy waters of the Arctic, Peterhead is a fishing port and the easternmost city in Scotland, located in Aberdeenshire. * The Artist's ancestors where whalers from this area of Scotland.

Model type: Fishing, Whaling
Size: 15 1/2” x 5 1/2" H x 6" W
Class: A
Code: FSH 3604

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