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NOAA Photo Library Image - figb0195

Whalemen's harpoons. Fig. 1. Improved harpoon or toggle-iron now in use Fig. 2, 3. First form of toggle-iron made by Lewis Temple Fig. 4. One-flued harpoon with hinged toggle. Fig. 5. One-flued harpoon Fig. 6. Two-flued harpoon Fig. 7. Toggle-iron invented by Provincetown whaleman; not in use

Image ID: figb0195, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

Category: Whale & Porpoise Fisheries/

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