old rib and batten canoe

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    ID a rib and batten canoe purchased in Peterborough around 1916.

    My grandfather, John R. P. French, purchased a rib and batten canoe in Peterborough, Ontario, around 1916. The canoe is 15'8" long and 31"wide. It has three 1/4" thick planks on each side of hull, mast hole on the bow deck, mast holder on the keel under the deck, and metal strip along the keel...