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1937 Old Town Yankee
This is a classic camp canoe. It is wide and stable, making it steady in the roughest water although still quite responsive. As perfectly suited for fishing or a full load of camping gear, this canoe was very popular with sportsman and families alike due to its durability, light weight, and ease of handling.

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1937 Old Town Yankee canoe

1937 Old Town Yankee canoe 1937 Old Town Yankee canoe


Canoe Statistics:
Original Owner:
J.O.P. Manherz
Thendara, New York
Completion Date:
June 19, 1937
Serial Number:
121138 16
Delivery Date:
June 19, 1937 to Inlet, NY
Length:
16 feet
Beam (maximum):
36 inches
Depth (amidships):
12 inches
Weight:
67 lbs.
Color:
Dark Green
Grade:
CS (Common Sense)

Woods:
Ribs:
Eastern White Cedar
Planking:
Western Red Cedar
Gunwales:
White Spruce, open
Decks:
16 inch Ash
Thwarts:
Ash
Keel:
7/8 inch Ash

Seats:
Stern:
Hand-caned Ash
Bow:
Machine-woven Mahogany (60's replacement)



Restoration Details:

  • Stern Deck: replaced with Old Town manufactured 16" Ash
  • Keel: replaced with Old Town manufactured 7/8" Ash
  • Planking patch: 1.2" x 0.8" red cedar between bow ribs 11 and 12 (from center)
  • Hardware: all original
  • Exterior hull: 3 coats of filler, 2 coats of marine primer, 4 coats of enamel
  • Interior Hull: 4 coats of UV protective Spar varnish, 2 coats of Satin finish marine varnish

Defects Still Present:

  • Surface crack: Stern rib number 8 (from center), structurally sound
  • Missing piece of interior Gunwale( approx. 1/4 inch deep and 1-1/2 inches long), port side over stern rib no. 6, smoothed, no structural significance
  • Various scratches on stembands. Diamond seat and thwart brass screw tops in mint condition

Price: $2,800.00
SOLD

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