Gil Arrington was a park character who also did maintenance on the whale boat, and was from Marblehead. The hut on the water was part of the whaleboat ride, and Mort and Police Officer Frank Skillings did the diving for the 3 to 4 porpoises and put in the underwater track. The hut housed all the controls, but didn't work for too long. Mort says the top of the whale is about 8' underwater and 2 cylinders operated that and were about each and all brass.
Symbolism, Themes, and Metaphors in “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville
Moby Dick (whale) - Wikipedia
The novel Moby Dick written by Herman Melville is very ambiguous and is full of symbolism, themes, and metaphors. The characters of the book resonate from the Bible and the novel begins with a Biblical quote from the book of Job. Moby Dick explains the relationship between human beings and others, the value of life, and a whaling lore. The novel is told by Ishmael who divulges of a journey on the Pequod ship with Captain Ahab.
Where Moby-Dick got his name, and other whale facts
Moby Dick is a sperm whale who is the main antagonist in Herman Melville 's novel of the same name. Melville based the whale partially on a real albino whale of that period called Mocha Dick. Ishmael describes Moby Dick as having two prominent white areas around "a peculiar snow-white wrinkled forehead, and a high, pyramidical white hump", the rest of his body being of stripes and patches between white and gray.
After setting sail from Nantucket, the Pequod travels across the atlantic, around the Cape of Good Hope, across the Indian ocean , and through the Southeast Asian Islands until it reaches the Pacific, where the novel ends. After setting sail, the ship never touches land, although Ishmael does describe some of his experiences off the baot. The morals of Moby Dick would be that revenge is bad and you can't take revenge on an animal.