York boat

York boat

noun (sometimes lowercase) Canadian.
a large rowboat or heavy canoe used for transporting supplies, especially by fur trappers in the Canadian Northwest.

1860–65; after York, Manitoba, Canada, where it was originally built as a canoe by the Hudson's Bay Company

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