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DUKW

[¦dək ′dəb·əl‚yü]
(ordnance)
A 2½-ton amphibious truck used by the U.S. Army to transport cargo on land or water; 36 feet (11 meters) long, with a cargo capacity of 5175 pounds (2347 kilograms). Also known as duck.
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Once when I ordered Duke, my senior hunter/champion/all-everything Ches into a duck boat, he promptly sat down and everything about him said, "I don't do boats.
The duck boat then hit another car with a roof rack then went head on into the oncoming tour bus," Christenson told the Seattle Times newspaper.
If this occurred aboard a duck boat the result could be a sudden inrush of water in addition to a surprised look.
The accident happened in July 2010 when the duck boat stalled in the Delaware River in Philadelphia.
On July 8 a duck boat out of Philadelphia sank after it was struck by a barge on the Delaware River, killing two Hungarian tourists.
The amphibious craft known as a duck boat, which took tourists to historic sites on land and water, had 35 people on board.
As you get older, especially if you live alone, your home can become a prison - but here I feel in touch with the world, there is always something going on, people walking past, the Duck Boat, canoeing, something - and of course the weather is always changing as well.
My heart is in Liverpool, my heart is not here My heart's in the Duck Boat along the Pier On the Duck Boat on the City Tour My heart's in Liverpool, You'll Never Walk Alone
It's Erzuli Freda's duck boat, which has as passengers Master Agwe (Iwa of the sea), Agaso (guardian Iwa of old traditions of Dahomey), Dambala (Iwa who is a water serpent), Master Ogou (Iwa of war and iron), Mistress Mermaid, and Mistress Agasin, which means, as you sing:
This is true in many aspects of life, but especially in a duck boat or blind.
Leading the way into the marsh at the front of the duck boat was Friendy's black Lab Money (so named for the cash that can be eaten up by a good bird dog).
The 37 people aboard the six-wheeled duck boat were tossed overboard when the tugboat-pushed barge hit it after it had been adrift for a few minutes with its engine stalled, police said.