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In 2003, in a house at Robin Hood's Bay, two oak timbers were discovered, one carved with 'Elizabeth Jan' and the other 'Ipswich'. These were later found to be the Name board and the Registration board of the Ipswich-based brig the Elizabeth Jane. She was built in Nova Scotia in 1817 and was 'lost off the coast of Yorkshire' in 1854.