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Detail - Hull 1287

Original Name:Current Name:Pollywog
Hull No:1287Home Port:Northeast Harbor, ME
Contracted By:A.J. Drexel-PaulCurrent Owner(s):Patrick & Elsie Wilmerding
Contract Date:7/13/1936Owner Since:2002
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Marconi
Original Price:$895Restored By:Eric Dow Boat Shop (2007)
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:Eric Dow Boat Shop
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
2007: replanked at Dow Boats
2003: restoration work may have been done by Jean Beaulieu
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
A.J. Drexel-Paul1936 - ????Islesboro, ME  
Rosencrans Baldwin???? - 1979Seal Harbor, ME  
Isabel Storey1979 - 2002 Pamplemousse 

Owned by Patrick and Elsie Wilmerding of Chestnut Hill, MA and sailed in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Originally built for A. J. Drexel-Paul, and later owned by Rosecrans Baldwin of Seal Harbor, Maine until 1979. She was renamed "Pamplemousse" by Isabel Storey then. She was sold in the fall of 2002 to Patrick and Elsie Wilmerding of Blue Hill, Maine and Massachusetts, and was renamed "Polywog". She is under the care of the Classic Boat Shop of Bernard, Maine. Mr. Wilmerding sailed Tarbaby in Maine when he was younger, a boat that now belongs to Alfred Slanetz.

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