The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 62
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 62

Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, September 22, 1968
Page 62
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PAGE 10, Bfarosport Area-Wide, The Brazosport Facts. Freeport. Texas, Sunday, Sept., 22. 1068 Boat-building (Continued from Pape 7) lloss said the boat with the new winch will try for the "Koyal Reds," an elusive deep-water shrimp that may soon have an expanding mar- keti They can be found off this coast, 1 n (lie Mississippi coastal area, and In Gulf Stream Atlantic waters off northern Florida, lloss said. A forward-looking bus!THE SKELETON of a boat being born outlines the trim body of another near completion at Capell Marine Inc. at Qulntana. left. The skeleton will become a 75- foot shrimper when It Is completed. Frank Capell, owner of the shipyard, Is under contract to deliver four such boats to Liberty Fish and Oyster Co. In Freeport. nessman. he wants to have the equipment to go after the "Royal Reds" should they find a good marked The nmosport boat-builders look ahead to expanding slde-by-slde with the shrimp lmlustry« The offshore boom will hive • hand In their ex- pan a Ion, providing repair work «nd some new building* Asked What the outlook was "Just fine." But there nwy have been a degree of smugness In that understatement by a man with operations on tot the ahlpyarda. lloss replied three continents. f*. MOVING TOWARD PROGRESS HAPPY TO ADD TO BRAZORIA COUNTY.. .DIRT .SAND .DRAGLINE .PILE DRIVING .LAND CLEARING ^^MBMBVBBK L.R. 2018 NORTH G CHILDS FREEPORT TRUCKING CONTRACTOR BE 3-1681 CAPELL MARINE INC. has a good locution, at the Intersection of theOld Brazos and the Intracoastal Waterway. With (wo boats under construction, une near com - plellon and the other still a structural skeleton, Frank Capell Is In tils ICth year of boat-building. KunnliiK a four-inan operation now, Capoll recalled a time • when he and his II-year-old .son built a shrimp boat by themselves. EAT A DOG AT Tasttt Freei PROGRESS 1968 i FROM BRAZOS HARBOR TOTHE WORLD TO BRAZOS HARBOR FROM THE WORLD A.O, Evans, Jr., Commissioner W,V, "Buster" Curry, Commissioner El. "Jack" Boston, Chairman 1 J.T. Suggs, Secretary J.O. Fossel, Jr., Commissioner Marcus Weems, Commissioner Brazos River Harbor Navigation District 1001 PINE STREET FREEPORT P.O. BOX 615 233-2667

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