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Detail - Hull 1450

Original Name:SpookCurrent Name:Jancap
Hull No:1450Home Port:Mattapoisett, MA
Contracted By:William Mason SmithCurrent Owner(s):David S. Jenney
Contract Date:3/26/1938Owner Since:
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:Gaff
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$890Restored By:
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
William Mason Smith  Spook 
Walter Bowman1938 - 1940MattapoisettSpook 
Edmund Ferry1940 - ????MattapoisettSpook 

Jancap was built in 1938 for Walter Bowman, and rented to Edmund Ferry, father-in-law of the current owner. It was named Spook at the time, and was bought a few years later by the Ferry’s and remains in the family. It has been repaired and has sistered ribs, but has never been fully restored.

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