Can anyone give any further info on this Old Town canoe

barry jones

Curious about Wooden Canoes
This is an 1927 Old Town Canoe. The Keel number is 93746

Can anyone give me any further information on this.

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Old Town #93746 was a 16-foot CS (or common sense) grade HW model with spruce gunwales and ash decks, thwarts and seats. It had a keel and was originally green. It was built and shipped in 1927 to a camp in Pennsylvania.

The scan of this record is attached below-- click on it to get a larger image. This scan and several hundred thousand others were created with substantial grants from the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA) and others. A description of the project to preserve these records is available at if you want more details. I hope that you and anyone else reading this will join or renew membership in the WCHA so that services like this can continue. See to learn more about the WCHA and to renew.

If you are selling your canoe and plan to use this build record information as part of an ad, please consider giving the WCHA credit for this information on eBay or craigslist or wherever your canoe is listed.

It is also possible that you could have another number or manufacturer if this description doesn't match your canoe. Feel free to reply here if you have any other questions.



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