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  • Kind of like there she blows, except it means the whale is going under. "There she breaches" is when a whale leaps out of the water; "there goes flukes" is a sighting of the tail, and "there's white water" is the sighting of foam or spray.

    With thanks to Nathaniel Philbrick, who explains all this on p. 48 of In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

    May 1, 2008