Hirilondë

 / Hirilonde
   'Haven-finder', the great ship in which Aldarion sailed from Númenor to Middle-earth. Hirilondë was so huge that she became commonly known as 'The Wooden Whale'. See Turuphanto.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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  • Wooden Whale —    A name of Aldarion s Haven finder.    A translation of Turuphanto, the nickname given to Aldarion s mighty ship the Hirilondë in the shipyards of Rómenna where she was built. Aldarion sailed the Great Sea from Númenor to Middle earth in the… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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