Ot # 173202

173202 was assigned to a 17' Otca with keel delivered to the University of Maryland, in College Park, MD on September 11, 1963. The build record does not indicate other information about woods used etc. It was painted with design #46. A copy of the build record and the design #46 are attached.

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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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By the way, while searching for this record, I came across another shipment to the University. Just for giggles, I poked around through build records +/- 100 of the boat in question and found that this boat was part of a larger shipment on 9/11/63 that included:

173136 - 15', 50# with design # 45
173141 - 15', 50# with design # 4
173180 - 17' Otca with design #45 and rubrails*
173191 - 17' Otca with design #4
173233 - 16' Otca with design #4

*NOTE: Rubrails were part of Design #45 - This build record mentioned them specifically but the other one did not.

There may be others in the same shipment since the records are filed by sequential build record, not shipping date or location.

Memo to self... Get a life!

Inquiring minds want to know...
 

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thanks

If I didn't say it before, thanks for your help. I thought this boat was older, I guess its just beat.
 
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