Six types of boat evolved between 1850 and1900 in the Deal area. The Lugger was a large, two masted open boat with straight bow, balanced-lug rigged used for hovelling, salvage and life-saving. The Cat was smaller and cheaper but built to the same design and purpose. The Half Boat was smaller than a cat and netted herring. The Punt was also built on lugger lines, 12-16ft long and used for line fishing. The single-masted galley-punt was a noble boat, all-round useful. The fast Galley, rowed by six men, was used for light loads, emergencies and, famously, smuggling.