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There are a few cases on record where Portuguese man-of-war stings on humans have resulted in fatalities, and victims can suffer intense fever and anaphylactic shock.
Throughout the book are interesting mathematical facts and illustrations: large arrays show the number of people on board the man-of-war, such as the 131 marines, 569 seamen, and various petty officers, warrant officers, lieutenants, and so on; the concept of a ratio is used to describe the captain, who was allowed four servants for every 100 members of the ship's crew.
Under Captain George Vandeput, the man-of-war successfully delivered British marines to Boston, patrolled New York City's harbour, and fired upon Rebel armies.
Jellyfish and Portuguese man-of-war often leave raised blisters that are in the shape of their own tentacles.
The Portuguese man-of-war is a problem for swimmers because it floats just below the surface and is hard to see.
IPaF I was stung as a child by a Portuguese man-of-war and I'll never forget it.
Maria Furcas, 69, suffered an allergic reaction when she was stung on the leg by a Portuguese man-of-war while swimming in the Mediterranean with her sister.
STRONG winds have blown a rare Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish on to the Dorset coast - the third to be reported in days.