Double fluke harpoon made by J.D. Driggs, New Bedford, Massachusetts
double fluke harpoonWHALING GEAR - HARPOONS
Driggs, J. D.; Dean, Joseph
USA, MA, New Bedford
35 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Double fluke Arctic harpoon, made of iron. Original wrapping around cone; incised owner's initials (?) on one side: "B.Y.G." Impressed with maker's mark on other side: "JD", for Joseph Dean, partner of James Driggs, Shipsmith, New Bedford, MA.