At the very far end of the vessel--its stern-- a pointed terminus. This is a very diagnostic feature of whaleback-type vessels in general, and of Choctaw in particular as per its deck plans. Source: Northwest Michigan College/Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

At the very far end of the vessel—its stern—a pointed terminus. This is a very diagnostic feature of whaleback-type vessels in general, and of Choctaw in particular as per its deck plans. Image courtesy of Northwestern Michigan College/Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Download larger image (jpg, 282 KB)

 

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