He came here a-fishing, and used an old log canoe which he found on the shore.
In 1865 he started on a long canoeing cruise in his " Rob Roy " canoe, and in this way made a prolonged water tour through Europe, a record of which he published in 1866 as A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe.
It is supposed to be navigable by canoe for 900 m.
Polynesian canoe-men had reached its northern shores in successive voyages.
His murderers evidently found out their mistake and repented of it, for the bishop's body was found at sea floating in a canoe, covered with a palm fibre matting, and a palm-branch in his hand.