Tunnel stern - definition of Tunnel stern by The Free Dictionary
|1.||A design of motor-boat stern, for use in shallow waters, in which the propeller is housed in a tunnel and does not extend below the greatest draft.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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They were "tunnel stern
boats," whose magic was in the way the "hull incorporated a recessed tunnel used to protect the propeller from grounding," according to the Louisiana Historical Association.