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Conch Dinghy

November 20th, 2015 by Piper Smith

The Conch Dinghy, or Bahamas Dinghy as it is better known, became the predominant small craft of the Caribbean around 1830. As the wrecking industry and sponging trade grew, easy maneuverable watercrafts grew with them.


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