16' Thompson Brothers Boat

Scott Barkley

Curious about Wooden Canoes
I have a 16' Thompson Brothers Row Boat with a brass tag, built in Peshtigo, WI. Any information regarding what dates these boats were built from and materials used would be helpful. Thank you. Scott Barkley
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Try www.thompsondockside.com

Thompson Bros. Boat Mfg. Co. started at Peshtigo, WI in 1904. They made dozens of different models of row boats and they were always changing them.

Is there a hull ID stamped into the wood of the transom, inside the boat? If yes, what is this?

If she does not have a hull ID, there is no definitive means to get an exact year.

You can purchase the old brochures on a CD-ROM from www.wcha.org (right here on this site) and www.dragonflycanoe.com

Mr. Andreas Jordahl Rhude
Founder & President
Thompson Antique & Classic Boat Rally, Inc.