Small boat with motor

The information accompanying this boat (owned by Meredith & Owen Ransley) says it is "one of many similar craft built in Hobart 'last century' by a Mr. Fazackerly and are always identified by name".

"This boat is a bit different [from others of the same type] in having side seats, an engine and no well, so we think it was intended to cater mostly for leisure activities."

Specifications from information sheet:

Length 14'
Beam 5'6"
Engine: BSA single cylinder petrol
Built about 1945/1950
"Clinker style with bluegum keel, rubbers, etc. Huon pine stern, ribs and two centre planks. Other planks are King Billy pine. Knees are casuarina or bluegum."


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