Early one morning on the "Avoca" I read:Co. and speed as req to come up to collision.
I couldn't believe that they wanted to wreck their ship, and in fact they wanted to coal their ship. It was collier rather than collision.
One I read elsewhere in the forum, from someone who didn't know that a whaler is a boat, is "hoisted whales
(I've also learned the origin and meaning of the word mondegreen