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  • n  an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

  • Saving Phillips' life meant taking out his three captors in as many shots--which the Navy SEAL snipers who rescued him managed to do from the swaying fantail of a destroyer 75 ft .
  • On the fantail Harry Truman and guests can relax under awnings, in lounge chairs.
  • Short-tempered, sweating boatmen struggled to push their sampans and junks close to the fantail of the SS Kiangya, Chinese coastal steamer loading last week at Shanghai for Ningpo.
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  • Memories of war -- the losses and triumphs
    SEBRING -On Sept. 14, 1942, standing on the fantail of the USS Juneau, US Navy Chief Maurice "Marty" Beckner and his shipmate, Albert Leo Sullivan, had a clear view as two torpedoes ripped through the starboard flank of the USS Hawk, a light fleet aircraft carrier.
    Nov. 11, 2013 - Highlands Today
  • The Royal Has Gone to the Birds…
    TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Fancy Bird competitions begin today in the Scotiabank Ring of Excellence.  With over 330 exhibitors and 930 birds from Buff Laced Polish and Fantail to Rhode Island Red and of course the Chantecler,  these...
    Nov. 6, 2013 - PR Newswire

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