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Peggy L at Santa Cruz

Don Hall shares these shots of friend Brad Posey’s boat “Peggy L” at Santa Cruz. Brad worked the boat out of S Dock; he sold her around 1987. He doesn’t have the exact history, but thinks the boat was built … Continue reading

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Another DiMaggio Photo

Found this photo on a Sports Illustrated page:  https://www.si.com/mlb/photos/2014/03/07/joe-dimaggio-classic-photos A little more on Joe here at: https://montereyclippers.wordpress.com/monterey-data/history/dimaggio/ ~~~ MC ~~~  

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Mike McCorkle in WoodenBoat Magazine

Mike McCorkle is featured in the current issue of “Woodenboat” (Sep/Oct 2018). The author spent a day helping Mike fish his classic wooden trawler “Pieface” off Santa Barbara, and also included a sidebar on Mike’s Monterey “Theresa Ann”. Available at … Continue reading

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Vita Marie

Mark M forwarded this shot of “Vita Marie”, hauled out at Santa Cruz recently. Mark fears it may be for nothing good… and I notice that the Cal F&G tag has been removed from her cabin. Don H, Mike McC, … Continue reading

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Monterey Banner

Mark M spied this Fort Bragg light pole banner in a library gift shop- on display but not for sale! A little research found a picture of another banner in this series on a rail fan’s web site, which suggests … Continue reading

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Don Hall’s Boats

Don Hall has been adding a lot of notes lately to photos here, mostly about boats seen in the Mike McCorkle photo collection. Don just shared some more of his own boats, seen here. The Monterey above and below is … Continue reading

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A nice modeling find…

I was gifted a 30-year old Bob Herrera Monterey hull. He marketed these under the Pandora Models name, and offered detail parts as well. Scale is 1:8, overall length about 40 inches. Now, what type of boat to model… has … Continue reading

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