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Would Like To Identify

Discussion in 'Research and History' started by Mark Robinson, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Mark Robinson

    Mark Robinson New Member

    Would Like To Identify ...who built this canoe

    I have refinished this canoe and have wondered since purchasing it what make and model it may be.It is a big canoe and very stable.Also quite easy to handle in the water and able to hold a good amount of weight with lots of freeboard.
    I had heard that this boat was purchased in 1939-40 and brought to northern Ontario.
    Length ....... 16'
    High end..... 25"
    Width........ 36 1/2"
    Depth........ 14"
    The ribs are 1 3/4" x 5/16" with 1 1/2" spacing.There are 4" cant ribs at bow and stern also.
    This canoe has no numbers anywhere that I was able to locate.
    I have heard it could be a high end Peterborough Champlain or a Canadian Chestnut/Old Town but not sure ?

    I am still needing help in identifying this canoe.........

    Thanks

    Mark
     

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    Last edited: Apr 15, 2013

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