Old Town #113543 17

Hello--

Old Town 113543 is a 17 foot CS (common sense or middle) grade HW model canoe completed January-April 1934. It has red Western cedar planking, open spruce gunwales, oak decks, oak thwarts, and oak seat frames. It was fitted with a keel and floor rack, painted brilliant green, and shipped to Paterson, NY, on May 22, 1934.

I'm unable to upload a copy of the build record at this time, but you may email me at kathrynklos@gmail.com and I'll send it to you-- or wait until the image-uploading function returns to these forums!

Kathy
 
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 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.

Kathy
 

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