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Monthly Archives: October 2015

LEVIATHAN II and STABILITY ISSUES

Leviathan II was built in 1981 as the CZ-72-112, a fast aluminum crewboat, her name changed at some point to Crown Forest 72-112, and she was rebuilt in 1996 to become the Leviathan. Registered length is 64.5′, beam 15′1″, and depth 5′3″ (this is not draft but depth of hull, deck to keel). 32.58 gross[.....]

IDAHO – A Lee & Brinton Halibut Schooner

A couple of beautiful prints sent to me by John Rawlings. This is the Lee & Brinton design for Idaho, launched by Nilson & Kelez in Seattle in 1912. Idaho was 78′4″ x 19′5″ x 9′3″ and 76 gross tons. In the drawing the engine appears to be a three cylinder, and John reports original[.....]

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