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Old 09-24-2020, 09:49 AM   #1
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Hello, my name is Jack and I come from the Netherlands.
I requested for a membership because I hoped that somebody from this forum could help me out about a boat that I am working on since a couple of mounths now. I think it is a former US-navy boat but am not sure.
Looking forward to the responce! and also, perhaps I can help someone to.
I used to live in Victoria (can), thats also why I like to keep touch with an international network.
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Old 09-24-2020, 01:28 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard. Tell us more about the boat, or post some pictures. I have an ex US navy boat, as do a few others here.
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Old 09-24-2020, 01:30 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard. Of course we will need photos, and lots of them is preferable.
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Old 09-24-2020, 04:31 PM   #4
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Hello, I am not sure if this is the way to reply, but here are some pictures
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Beautiful boat, looks like you will have a nice boating season
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How long is the boating season there?
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Welcome aboard! Very nice boat.
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You have a great looking boat
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Old 09-25-2020, 01:52 AM   #10
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How long is the boating season there?
May- sept: 5 mounths, we live in Friesland, lots of water
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Old 09-25-2020, 02:27 AM   #11
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I think it is a personnelboat 26 ft, recognise anything in it?
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Old 09-25-2020, 02:27 AM   #12
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We get about 6 months here.
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Welcome! I've seen similar boats in my navy days but didn't have the pleasure of being on one that looked that nice. Does it have a wood hull?

What kind of help do you need? (I recommend starting a separate thread - or threads - in the appropriate subforums with your help topics.) The experience you need should be here.

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Old 09-25-2020, 10:57 AM   #14
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Hey Hello Greg, it has a steel hull, rivetted, I am looking for drawinjgs to identify the ship



QUOTE=GregBrannon;926536]Welcome! I've seen similar boats in my navy days but didn't have the pleasure of being on one that looked that nice. Does it have a wood hull?

What kind of help do you need? (I recommend starting a separate thread - or threads - in the appropriate subforums with your help topics.) The experience you need should be here.

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It looks like what Willard built for the USN known as the captain’s gig or admiral barge. Black sides and silver star (s) on bow denoted rank.
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Greetings,
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The rear cabin has been removed appox 5 yrs ago
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