Dictionary of Ichthyology  

Labrador whaler = a double-ender (pointed bow and stern) dory carried on a Labradorman. Used to handline for cod, returning to the Labradorman throughout the day to unload their catch for cleaning and salting in the hold.
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.

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