Norman H. Hodgdon Jr. Boat

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Norman H. Hodgdon Jr. Boat - to Hodgdon Builds One-Design Sloop Norman H....
to Hodgdon Builds One-Design Sloop Norman H. Hodgdon, jr., Boothbay Harbor boat builder, has completed construction of a gracefu 21-foot keel Boothbay Harbor Onej-Design sloop for Clarence Brooks of Springfield, Mass., Capitol Island, Boothbay. The $2,000 craft has been Number 21. Hodgdon has 16 of One-Etesigns in storage. He recalled the days when :ost of\a One-Design was only $850. Leafor the 900-pound cost $50 compared to present-day :ost of $200.\nthcr material lave increasecfteorrcspondlngly, said. l\ '. She Is plankedVlth clear Virgmjla cedar and\ trimmed mahogany. No caulMng is necessary. necessary. Her beam is five feet, four nches, draft, · tliree ahd a half 'eet. She will carry 20Q square feet. The rigging is stainless vithi a 28-foot Sitka hollowXmast The boat's lines are handsome hi their .simplicity.

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  1. Portland Press Herald,
  2. 01 May 1949, Sun,
  3. Page 30

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