Island Trading Vessel Crossword Clue

Island trading vessel crossword clue. A Daily two speed crossword puzzle question in Herald Sun newspaper, appear on Friday, 14 July 2017. 6 letters. Also appear in Daily Telegraph Sydney

Answer: Lugger

A lugger is a class of boat, widely used as traditional fishing boats, particularly off the coasts of France, England and Scotland. It is a small sailing vessel with lug sails set on two or more masts and perhaps lug topsails.

According to Skeat, term “lugger” may come from Dutch, logger meaning “slow ship”, and East Friesian, log meaning “slow” or it may come from the type of sail used (lug), which may derive from the ease with which it may be raised or “lugged”

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