Monthly Archives: June 2016

RIP Maury Polse

I just heard that Maury Polse, operator of Dixie Charters, passed in March 2016. Maury purchased and repaired an old Monterey boat, which turned out to be Joe DiMaggio’s dad’s boat, and used it for short tours out of Fisherman’s … Continue reading

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Fisherman’s Wharf- Mid-Century

Another source of informative photos is old post cards, many of which can be found on eBay. Here’s one, an aerial view of Fisherman’s Wharf ca. 1949-50 (judging by the range of vehicles seen, and the post-war freighter). Of particular … Continue reading

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RC Groups

I’m primarily a scale R/C model boater. I emphasize “scale”, which means I don’t do fast racy boats, but I focus on scale models which work, not just sit on a mantel. Scale modelers are often ardent historians, because we want our … Continue reading

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