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A small coastal fishing vessel or oyster dredger, peculiar to Rochester and Whitstable in Kent, and to Leigh-on-Sea and Harwich in Essex, within the Thames estuary area. They were cutter-rigged craft with a short mast and topmast, and set a loose-footed mainsail on a very long gaff, a topsail, and staysail. The Leigh-on-Sea bawley was used chiefly for shrimping. They are now obsolete, though some may survive as recreational craft.

See also fisheries.

See also fisheries.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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