|Tashtego—A Gay Head (Wampanoag) Native American. He is the
harpooner for the 2nd mate, Stubb.
Daggoo—From West Africa. He is the harpooner for the 3rd mate, Flask.
Daggoo’s tall height is set humorlessly against Flask’s smaller stature.
Queequeg—A South Sea islander. Queequeg left his island to explore
the world. He is the harpooner for the 1st mate, Starbuck.
(Chapter 27— Knights and Squires)