A flat-bottomed, wooden-planked boat with a high, pointed bow and stern. Mackinaws followed the same design of sailing vessels found on the Great Lakes, and could reach forty feet in length. They carried a mast and sail, but on the river they more often were propelled by poles or tow lines. Used primarily for downriver transportation.

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