What is it? A ship, a boat, or a pirogue?


#1

<span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]Since we’ve been hitting the OSV trade hard and heavy here in the last few weeks, let’s all get together and have a bit of conversation about “what they are”. </span></span><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]<br></span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]30 years ago (yes, back when todays WaterStick users were young, carefree, and didn’t need a script for that little blue pill) they may have been boats. What are they today?</span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]<br></span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]I’ve heard more than one company man in my time tell an inept Captain to get his “pirogue” away from his platform.</span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]<br></span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]So just what the hell are they?</span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]<br></span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]<span style="font-size: 14px; ]Here’s the official definitions from Princeton if they help out at all~</span></span></div><div><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px;]<br></span></div><div><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; ]<span style="font-family: Times; font-size: 16px; font-weight: bold; line-height: normal;]Boat</span><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17);]:</span></span></div><div><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; ]<h3>Noun</h3>[ul]<a name="c][]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (n) <strong>boat</strong> (a small vessel for travel on water)[]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (n) gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, <strong>boat</strong> (a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce)[/ul]<h3>Verb</h3>[ul][]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) <strong>boat</strong> (ride in a boat on water)[/ul]<br><div>~and~<br></div><span style="font-weight: bold;]<br><br></span><div><span style="font-weight: bold;]Ship:</span></div><br><div><h3>Noun</h3>[ul]<a name="c][]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (n) <strong>ship</strong> (a vessel that carries passengers or freight)[/ul]<h3>Verb</h3>[ul][]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) transport, send, <strong>ship</strong> (transport commercially)[]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) <strong>ship</strong> (hire for work on a ship)[]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) embark, <strong>ship</strong> (go on board)[]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) <strong>ship</strong> (travel by ship)[*]S:<a class=“pos” style="color: red; ] (v) <strong>ship</strong> (place on board a ship) “ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel”[/ul]</div></span></div><div><span style="font-family: ‘Times New Roman’; font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 2px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 2px; ]<div class=“run_on” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; ]<span style="font-family: ‘Times New Roman’;]<div class=“defs” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; clear: left; float: none; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_break” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_break” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_break” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_break” style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_break” style="font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; display: block; ]<span class=“sense_content” style="font-size: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-weight: normal; ]</span></span></span></span></span></span></div></span></div></span></div>


#2

El Captitian<br>Hey man! How do you pro-noun-c that word <pirogue>. I tiped a letter to Bill Orily and ask him what that word meens! He did not say yet!<br>By definison I ges that I work on a SHIP! Thats really cool man! I like talkin to you El Caption!


#3

I like the realy good advice you give me and I thank that you under stand me!


#4

A pirogue is something that you can get 1/2 of your Chief Mate seatime on.


#5

<font size="-1]Pirogue:<br><br>{pee roe} a Cajun canoe, originally made from a dugout cypress log, usually flat on the bottom and pointed at both ends.<br><br>Definitely good for unlimited sea time.<br></font>


#6

Hey Minni - I enjoy your posts as well! Keep them coming!<br><br>As for your question, here you go: This is a pirogue!


#7

El Captionitan<br>Hey man! That is reely cool man I just dont no why you did not say that in the 1st place man I no what a peerow is I just did not no how to reed what you tiped the way you tiped that man. That is reely cool how you can jump to diferent kinda page when you have a blu word! how do you do that man? Anyway about the thred thing that we were talkin on that had to end I did send my letter to Thad Allen and I rite him and tell him about what is goin on and I hope that he will rite me back and we can get a anser to help the anchorman and get that big lisence you no what I meen man! Anyway man I reely thank that I have gottin the inspirasion to do somthin reely good to help every body out and do somethin for the people that are doin somethin for me becaus I thank that the union and the akadomy people are the reel problem man but I am gonna work on that man no what I meen ok. I have reely had fun and I kinda get crazy when I have alot of fun talkin and helpin other people thats why this is reely good for me deelin with the devorce thing and stuff to no what I meen man. Anyway I just was thinkin that we mite reely no each other but dont no each other no what I meen? Anyway I gtg (I lerned that from my dawter) it meens got to go man no what I meen?


#8

I jusdt pissed miself.


#9

Hey anchorman! When I was a little boy I went on a pram (thats a kinda boat) anyway I kinda go reely far away when I get exsited. I no that there are lots and lots of other words that can meen the same thing no what I meen man because I went and talked to my deck hand and he told me that he used to go on a wherry when he was reel little. Do you no what a punt is? My brothers ex girlfriend said that her frends momma used to ride on it and its a boat man! I thawt that yall mite like that cause were talkin about boats and stuff no what I meen man? Anyway I hope you get to go to gwam if thats what you reely want to do man and if you do man you reely need to go ride a sampan cause I saw on the tv while I was gettin my oil changed at the place that you get that done and it is a boat man anyway I thank that you reely need to do what you need to do and just go do that no what I meen ok and good luck to you I will let you no what Thad says when I here from him man ok by man


#10

I thought you needed a G.E.D. for a license? Apparently not…


#11

new3m hey man! I did get my ged along time ago and I did reel good but my spellin wasnt my best kwality but anyway I kinda no alot about all kinds of stuff and I can reed pretty good anyway I thank Im gettin better at the tipin thing and I thank that my spellin is ok if you just sound it out like I do when I reed stuff to no what I meen man ok. Have a good day and be reel safe out there man!


#12

Definitely hacked.


#13

.Hey anchorman! Da jeg var en lille dreng tog jeg på en barnevogn (dvs
en kinda båd) anyway jeg kinda gå reely langt væk, når jeg får exsited.
Jeg ingen mand


#14

<img alt="" src=“http://gcaptain.com/maritime/forum/extensions/YUIEditor/img/1481218305833.jpg” _height=“30” _width="28]In my <font color=#111111 size=3>pirogue with my FUSH and cast net.</font>


#15

<span style="line-height: 19px;].Hey anchorman! Da jeg var en lille dreng tog jeg på en barnevogn (dvs</span><span style="line-height: 19px;]<strongR></span><span style="line-height: 19px;]en kinda båd) anyway jeg kinda gå reely langt væk, når jeg får exsited.</span><span style="line-height: 19px;]<strongR></span><span style="line-height: 19px;]Jeg ingen mand</span><DIV><span style="line-height: 19px;]<br></span></DIV><DIV><span style="line-height: 19px;]Capt_A</span></DIV><DIV><span style="line-height: 19px;] I usually have better luck understanding foreign languages after 4 or 5 shots of tequila, but then my fluent language gets a little hazy. Help me out some!</span></DIV><DIV><span style="line-height: 19px;] </span><span style="line-height: 19px;] </span></DIV><DIV><span style="line-height: 19px;]</span></DIV>


#16

I was trying to write like MSM and got all twisted.