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Detail - Hull 1514

Original Name:Current Name:Sweet Sloop
Hull No:1514Home Port:Sherman, CT
Contracted By:Reginald ReynoldsCurrent Owner(s):Kent Lawson
Contract Date:6/19/1942Owner Since:1994
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Marconi
Original Price:$850Restored By:George W. Zachorne, Jr. (1994-95)
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.
Reginald Reynolds    
William Sleigh Marblehead, MAShelikbouqui 
Peter Gamage Marblehead, MAWishing 
Benneville N. Strohecker???? - 1988Salem, MASweet Sloop 
Don Stone1988 - 1990North Kingstown, RISweet Sloop 
George W. Zachonre, Jr.1990 - 1994Wickford, RISweet Sloop 

It has canvas-covered plywood decks. Ben Strohecker, CEO of Harbor Sweets in Salem, MA owned her at the time she went to George W. Zachorne, Jr. for restoration. He hadn't gotten very far into the job when Ben decided to sell her. There is a candy named Sweet Sloop, which is shaped as this boat. She was sold to Don Stone of North Kingstown, RI. Donís intention was to restore her himself. After storing the boat for two years he sold her back to Zachorne. George noted that she showed poorer construction and slipshod use of material, as did Nuthatch. Needless to say, after George was finished she is in now top condition.

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