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1938 Penn Yan Fisherman
Made by the Penn Yan Boat Company in the Finger Lakes of New York State this canoe is a scaled down version of their most popular model at the time. At 12.5 feet and slightly less than 50 pounds the ‘Fisherman’ was an ideal craft for one person and all of their camping and fishing gear when moving from lake to lake. It is extremely nimble and buoyant allowing the dedicated fisherman to ply areas close to shore not normally accessible to larger craft. Of course, it is still quite useful for 2 people on a day trip or an excursion near to camp. This canoe was used extensively in the Floodwood and Follensby Ponds region of the Adirondack Mountains in New York.


Photos:
1916 Old Town OTCA canoe

1916 Old Town OTCA canoe 1916 Old Town OTCA canoe


Canoe Statistics:
Serial Number:
CM 53
Manufacturing Date:
Spring 1938
Length:
12 feet, 6 inches
Beam (maximum):
33 inches
Depth (amidships):
12 inches
Weight:
50 Pounds
Color:
Deep Red
Seats:
N0ne


Woods:
Ribs:
Eastern White Cedar
Planking:
Western Red Cedar
Gunwales:
White Spruce, open
Decks:
11 inch Ash
Thwarts:
Sugar (Hard) Maple
Keel:
7/8 inch Ash


Restoration Details:
  • Hardware: All original, brass
  • Exterior Hull: New #10 canvas, 3 coats of filler, 3 coats of marine primer, 6 coats of enamel, clearcoat
  • Interior Hull and Thwarts: 5 coats of UV protective Spar varnish, 2 coats of satin finish marine varnish

Defects Still Present:

  • One extra hole in the gunwales at each side of the center thwart
  • Cracked planking between bow ribs 14 and 15 from center (epoxied)
  • Minor planking cracks (longitudinal) – 5th plank from shearstrake, port side
Price: $2,700.00
SOLD

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