1930's or 40's Old Town Trapper

Tim C

Curious about Wooden Canoes
I just returned from purchasing an Old Town Trapper, #136456 16. Could you please post the build record.

Thanks, Tim
 
Old Town 136456 is a 16 foot CS (common sense) grade Yankee model, with open spruce gunwales, ash decks, thwarts, and seats, fitted with a keel and painted dark green before being shipped to Duluth, MN 5-24-1943.

Does this match your boat? If not, we can try again... I've attached the scan.

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Kathy
 

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Thanks for the quick response Kathy. Everything on the canoe checks out with the build record, taking into consideration the changes the previous owner had made to the boat.
 
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