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Toob was an 8-foot rowing boat in the Lanehead boathouse in 1928 used by Roger Altounyan:

As a boy Roger Altounyan used to play around in her, with his head alone appearing above the gunwhale and the oars flashing, looking for all the world like a giant water-boatman. (NBUS page 64)

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It is not clear whether the name Toob reflects the Northern English rendering of the word 'tub' ('oo' as in 'book') or the American English pronunciation of 'tube' ('oo' as in 'smooth').

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