Dancing Loon

Dick Pfaff

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We have recently aquired an Old Town 15' canoe #174,665. I would appreciate any info you may have. Thank you very much

Dancing Loon
Dick: The Old Town canoe with serial number 174665 is a 15' 50 pound model with 2 3/4" planking. It has a keel. Reference is made on the build record that the canoe was covered in dacron rather than the traditional canvas. It was built in March 1965. The original exterior paint color was light green. It shipped on March 24, 1965 to Merritt Island, Florida. A scan of this build record can be found by following the link at the attached thumbnail image below.

These scans 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 http://www.wcha.org/ot_records/ if you want more details. I hope that you will join or renew your membership to the WCHA so that services like this can continue. See http://www.wcha.org/wcha/ to learn more about the WCHA and http://www.wcha.org/join.php to join.

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.

- Al


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