Museum Boat

Museum Boat

Photo 7a: A life-sized model of a traditional seko-bune (chase boat), Taiji Whale Museum. Each boat was powered by eight oars and a crew of 15 men. View of the port side of the boat. The harpooner – hazashi – prepares to hurl his harpoon. Pairs of men handle each of the three forward oars. Note the phoenix pattern.

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