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A small ship's boat used for minor tasks.

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com TOMORROW Sweet Chin Music: A night of musical theatre and comedy, headlined by award winning duo Jollyboat.
Lionel H Hawks heroically survived on a simple jollyboat after his vessel, the SS Anglo Saxon, was torpedoeded by German gunboat The Widder on August 21, 1940.
LIPA's graduates Jollyboat will sing pirate interpretations of pop songs.
This year's line-up offers an eclectic mix, including Liverpool favourites Caz 'n' Britney, the Shiny New Comedy Lab, festival regulars Jollyboat, and a series of short plays.
uk Comedy Night Series of 15-minute stand-up and sketch comedy featuring Jollyboat, Liam Hale, Rachel Slater, Tom Croft, Patrick D''Arcy and Toby Hall.
With a name like Jollyboat, we may expect their pirateinspired kaleidoscope of lyrics, forced, phrase by phrase, into the melodies of pop''s more enduring classics.
com TOMORROW Jollyboat Award-winning musical comedians perform as part of the Shiny New Festival 2013.
Among those appearing is Liverpool comedian Sam Avery, who is premiering his first-ever hour-long Edinburgh show Rock and Dole, and award-winning comedy musical duo Jollyboat.
The inaugural line-up includes Irish comedian Caimh MacDonnell showcasing his show The Art of Conversation, Weave by John Maguire, magician/comedian David Alnwick with Totally Ninja, and Liverpool comedy musical duo Jollyboat who will premiere their new album Rock the Boat ahead of their appearances at Edinburgh.