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Helen Snow - Discussion
« on: September 25, 2015, 03:20:06 pm »
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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2015, 03:22:00 pm »
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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2015, 03:22:07 pm »
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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 03:23:48 pm »
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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2015, 09:42:50 pm »
Helen Snow's logs quite frequently records (ie the two pages I've done today - but each includes a week) 'lowered for black fish' - sometimes successfully and sometimes not.  Does anyone have any idea what these black fish might have been?  They're in the Atlantic, around the equator.

From Wikipedia - it appears this might refer to whales - or might not.  Any thoughts as to whether I should transcribe any future references as 'whaling' or 'other'?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackfish

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2015, 10:10:38 pm »
I just got done reading through this:

http://www.whalingmuseum.org/introduction-whaling-logbooks-and-journals

Very worthwhile, includes definitions of the whale description terminology.

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2015, 10:16:52 pm »
Thank you Bob.  :)

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2015, 07:59:52 am »
Terms found in whaling log books ;)
(Though at the moment it is in the first post rather than the alphabetic list - I will change that.)
« Last Edit: October 04, 2015, 08:06:46 am by Randi »

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2015, 06:49:56 pm »
Thank you - from now on they'll be recorded as whales.

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2015, 06:53:42 am »
Aaaaand now that the pilot whale dilemma has been solved...

A wild History Gone by the Board post appears! It uses Try Not to Bore the Readers! It's Super Effective (hopefully)!

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Re: Helen Snow - Discussion
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2015, 08:29:12 pm »
Thanks - it definitely didn't bore this reader!