Now how be that for a coincidence, matey - I'm Scots-Irish & Ukrainian meself.
Now, the problem was that they lived in farmin' country, where there weren't no bodies of water for miles around. No problem for Black Ivan Dombrovski, that weren't! He built hisself a schooner on wheels & struck terror into the hearts of the honest folk of Ternopil's'ka, sailing across the wheat fields & plundering their mills! Sure & the landlubbers quaked when they heard his lusty cry of "yo ho ho & a bottle of vodka!"