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ColonyCove 01-18-2013 04:12 PM

Trawler sunk
 
A commercial trawler which frequents our little town went down at one of the commercial docks. One of a dwindling number of wooden boats; she was built in 1978. The little harbor was filled with the smell of diesel and a visible red slick covered several areas, despite a retaining boom placed by the USCG.
http://www.trawlerforum.com/attachme...5f572ebe6e.jpg
Lady Barbara wallows in the mud of Oriental, NC harbor, while sister Miss Melissa looks on helplessly.

Bill

Marin 01-18-2013 04:29 PM

Sprung plank, maybe? That's happened to a few of the old wood commercial fishboats in our marina with similar results.

Delta_JimS 01-18-2013 05:23 PM

Now, who was that person looking for a good deal on a nice wooden Trawler....?

GFC 01-19-2013 12:21 AM

That is so sad to see.

angus99 01-19-2013 01:04 AM

Was this the boat with the neglected sea strainer?

Larry M 01-19-2013 05:55 AM

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Originally Posted by ColonyCove (Post 127771)
...A commercial trawler which frequents our little town went down at one of the commercial docks. One of a dwindling number of wooden boats; she was built in 1978...

It will be interesting find out why she sank. A sprung plank? She's pretty new to have fastener issues.

Hendo78 01-19-2013 07:51 AM

Oooooo I wish this was near my place. I'd buy this in an instant

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RT Firefly 01-19-2013 09:21 AM

Greetings,
"Was this the boat with the neglected sea strainer?" Naw, this is the one with TWINS!
Mr. Hendo. I can really feel where you're coming from but....That comment brought a smile to my face.

Hendo78 01-19-2013 10:38 AM

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Originally Posted by RT Firefly (Post 127965)
Greetings,
"Was this the boat with the neglected sea strainer?" Naw, this is the one with TWINS!
Mr. Hendo. I can really feel where you're coming from but....That comment brought a smile to my face.

:-D hehe

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bfloyd4445 01-24-2013 04:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RT Firefly (Post 127965)
Greetings,
"Was this the boat with the neglected sea strainer?" Naw, this is the one with TWINS!
Mr. Hendo. I can really feel where you're coming from but....That comment brought a smile to my face.

twins??

SaucySailoress 01-24-2013 04:46 PM

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Originally Posted by bfloyd4445 (Post 129380)
twins??

Yeah, I don't get that either...

Baggiolini 01-24-2013 04:59 PM

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Originally Posted by angus99 (Post 127914)
Was this the boat with the neglected sea strainer?


+1:dance:

bfloyd4445 01-24-2013 05:00 PM

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Originally Posted by SaucySailoress (Post 129384)
Yeah, I don't get that either...

I believe he was referring to a thread that is closed with over 600 postings that was titled twins vs, single or something like that

Britt

RT Firefly 01-24-2013 05:11 PM

Greetings,
Yup, that'd be the one. Ya see a twin engine boat is twice as likely to sink as a single...

http://www.reactiongifs.com/lol/cute_happy.gif

bfloyd4445 01-24-2013 05:15 PM

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Originally Posted by RT Firefly (Post 129392)
Greetings,
Yup, that'd be the one. Ya see a twin engine boat is twice as likely to sink as a single...

you know i believe there is reasonable truth in your statement RT

RT Firefly 01-24-2013 05:39 PM

Uh...huh....?

http://www.visualcandy.co.uk/prod_im...668_large1.gif

Baggiolini 01-24-2013 07:11 PM

Look at all that rigging! I thought my boat was complicated.

Sad thing is that a lot of these guys don't have insurance, mom and pop shops. We had a squid boat sink in the outer harbor last year and the guy was nearly wiped out. They got her refloated pretty quickly and she is back in the water but it will take him years to recover. A bad hose in the engine room as I recall.

Baggiolini 01-24-2013 07:12 PM

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Originally Posted by RT Firefly (Post 129398)

You might have a little too much time on your hands! I'm stealing the image!

Hendo78 01-24-2013 07:13 PM

Id still grab it despite her flaw of having twins hahahaha.

Hendo78 01-24-2013 07:14 PM

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Originally Posted by Baggiolini (Post 129409)
You might have a little too much time on your hands! I'm stealing the image!

says you who is stealing images to use in posts! :lol::thumb:


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