Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Pink A “pink” was a form of vessel now obsolete, and had a very narrow stern.
A sailing vessel; orig. one of small size used for coasting and fishing, described as flat-bottomed and having bulging sides; in the 17th and 18th c. applied to ships of considerable size, esp. war-ships... A common characteristic in later times appears to have been a narrow stern.
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