DOREY canoe

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DOREY canoe

Post by aukepalmhof » Sun Dec 20, 2020 8:24 pm

The vessel depict on this stamp issued by British Honduras in 1938 is a “dorey” of which

Aak to Zumbra gives:
Double-ended fishing canoe used in British Honduras/Belize. Stem and sternpost superimposed; fine run; round bottom. Small deck forward and aft. Wen sailing she is called a “creau”.
Crew of 1 -2.
Reported lengths 5 – 12.2m.

Source: Aak to Zumbra a dictionary of the World’s Watercraft.
British Honduras 1938 25c sg157, scott?
1938 Dorey.jpg

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