This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


Small, versatile rowing boat used on the north-east coast of England and in south-eastern Scotland, for fishing and pilot duties, once common from Berwick-on-Tweed in the north to the Humber in the south. They could vary in size from very small vessels to more substantial boats capable of carrying sails and ranging further afield.

Was this page helpful?