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Ok its not a sailboat... but last summer we saw a cool trawler in the gulf islands called SNOOP.. 

Blue hull, boat deck forward, very salty looking, about 40ft.. ish??

I cant find anything online, I think she is concrete.. anyway just really curious. 

ANy info?

 

 

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She is cement, launched 1970 in Brentwood Bay by Gordon Ellis.  I would guess a Ian Ross design.  I believe Gardner power and 23.3 gross tons.

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Pretty good use for cement - that along with the Gardner should see her thumping along into the next century. :D

Or thereabouts - barring incidents of course.

Here's an expanded shot - I like her.

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I've admired this old trawler in Bellingham for years.

Built in 1929 and fully refurbished in 2006. Still has the Washington Iron Works engine in her. She was designed for towing out the sailing boats in Bristol Bay before they were allowed to have engines. A friend of mine has one of those boats sitting in his backyard. 

https://northwestnavigation.com/the-motor-vessel-david-b/

 

 

 

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Ian Ross... 

I did a quick good search looking for his designs... but no go. 

Anyone else have info?

 

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19 hours ago, tad said:

She is cement, launched 1970 in Brentwood Bay by Gordon Ellis.  I would guess a Ian Ross design.  I believe Gardner power and 23.3 gross tons.

 

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I've seen a couple of ferro boats credited to him around here but that's all I know about him.

Don't even know if he was a local.

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23 hours ago, SloopJonB said:

I've seen a couple of ferro boats credited to him around here but that's all I know about him.

Don't even know if he was a local.

Early on he was in Vancouver, then Victoria.  He passed away just a year or two ago.

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And I always thought that trawlers are diesel powered.. I guess I was wrong

 

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