- Sep 2021
In the 1600's a shallop was a "rater modest wooden boat" of which the explores at this time used to travel across the sea. It states that these shallops were small with 1-2 sails that they were also able to row but also able to still carry heavier cargo.
U.S. Department of the Interior. (2016, January 7). The shallop. National Parks Service. https://www.nps.gov/cajo/learn/historyculture/the-shallop.htm#:~:text=In%20the%201600s%2C%20the%20word%20%22shallop%22%20referred%20to,sails.%20Captain%20Smith%27s%20shallop%20could%20carry%2015%20men.