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Old 02-10-2009, 07:04 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Qliveur View Post
Your yacht would get stoved like the Essex.
Yes, but that was an old wooden-hull craft. I can buy a steel-hulled Soviet sub on the black market for several thousand dollars. Outfit the machine gun deck with a harpoon cannon, and you have a modern day whaleship.
That was one righteously pissed off whale, and a strong indicator that whales are capable of reason.
But these are smaller than whales... but with tusks. It's a fair fight.
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