• A decked sailing canoe dated 1882–85 owned by the Adirondack Museum.

Decked Sailing Canoe

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

Info

  • This 14-foot canoe is similar to MacGregor’s Rob Roy, with an all-wood lapstrake hull, pin-and-lateen sail rig, and watertight cargo hatch. It may have been built by J. H. Rushton, or it may have simply used Rushton hardware.
Subjects
  • Regional Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Native American Studies
Date
  • ca. 1882–1885
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