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Detail - Hull 749

Original Name:ShrimpCurrent Name:Shrimp
Hull No:749Home Port:Marion, MA
Contracted By:Philip L. SpaldingCurrent Owner(s):Christopher Boit
Contract Date:11/14/1914Owner Since:1982
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:H-7
Sub-Class:original 20
Original Rig:J&M
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$420Restored By:David Peterson
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.
Philip L. Spalding1915 - 1930Marion, MAShrimpH-7
Oakes Ames Spalding1930 - 1963Woods Hole, MAShrimpH-7, BB 17
Dorothy Goodrich Spalding1964 - 1970Woods Hole, MAShrimpBB 17
Marka Spalding Wise1970 - 1982Quisset, MAShrimpBB 17

SHRIMP has been in Christopher Boitís his family since it was new. It has the old-style coaming and a radius transom. It is located in Marion.

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