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In Herman Melville's day the Americans wouldhave used a similar sized boat or smaller.
It would be interesting to see a picture of one of these boats after it was launched. The boat would certainly need to be stable, but I don't know...
Come on guys, they aren't going to sail across the ocean, just do some hunting and/or fishing.