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"The Maybolt Galliott" awarded to Pepys in 1667 [http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1667/10/13/]
was the Dutch version described in the Wikipedia article, with rounded bow and stern, often ketch-rigged, broad-beamed and of shallow draft with lee boards, designed for coastal trade in northwestern Europe. It was not an oared sailing galley or a bomb ship of the later French type. The Dutch type galiot, often with a large cargo capacity, was in use into the 20th Century. They make frequent appearances in Erskine Childers' "The Riddle of the Sands."

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