Thank you for the replies, Guys.
I knew plastic has a high coefficient of expansion, hadn't realized it was so much more than even aluminum.
Just a question, is it common to build any FRP superstructure on steel vessels?
Would it be a bad idea? Difficult to keep the...
I LIKE it! lol
Thank you, Ike
Can anyone recommend an experienced, market knowledgeable Surveyor around Everett / Bellingham area or Seattle to inspect & value a fiberglass...
Here's a heart breaker, just 6 years ago:
Photo by Tim Bernert on Flickr
Yes, welcome aboard kjg.
Do let us know what you think if you get aboard Morris. Sounds a brilliant idea, living aboard. Are there places...
Thank you for the information and for identifying the photos!
Early configuration, exhaust stacks behind windjammer type vents. Also carried 2 masts at that time.
I hadn't realized Morris was for sale so recently. Thought she had been sold for $270,000 in 2016, but not firm knowledge. Didn't see her listed...
No, I am not looking at Morris.
I would be interested in any information on her though.
Yes, I always try to keep in mind that the web brings people & views from around the whole world. : )
Never know what I'll learn. ; )
I thought these were best placed around 3/4 aft, where as P. Hunter's look to be near midships.
May have been placed there to avoid fouling...
No, no. lol
Paravanes - pole stabilizers.
Far less elegant. lol
Thank you all for the interest. Computer/connectivity problems have delayed my participation. ARG! Anyway:
Yes, these are Active class patrol...
Yep, they're all the same. Or were to start. They built 33 of them in 1927. So they are practically brand new! Guessing there are 5 - 10...
What good use could one of these old patrol boats serve?