Pacific Challange in Seymore Narrows

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Comments (9)

GasGasL€X on August 12, 2012

Interesting boat there Carter, it looks very similar to our last Whaling boats that we have here in my town .. The Cheynes I, II, III & Cheynes IV... Whats this tubs history?

Carter Boswell on August 12, 2012

Mariano and Lex thanks for the comments. It was originally built for southern ocean whaling before this local towing co. bought it, so it probably was in your town at one time(photo 1978). I sailed on it once to 'rescue' a Chinese freighter that had broken its crankshaft.

sonjamar on August 14, 2012




jockswa on August 16, 2012

It's a wonderful looking vessel, built for the rough stuff that baby. Lk it. Regards, Jock.

Carter Boswell on August 16, 2012

Thanks Sonjamar and Jock! Built to Lloyds A1 specs. I think it was 159 O.A., around 2000 HP and rode like a duck. Cheers, Carter

jockswa on August 22, 2012

Diesel or steam Carter? I think our old Albany whalers were steam powered, triple expansion engines, old tech.

Carter Boswell on August 24, 2012

Hi Jock, seems to me it was steam originally, (I'm working my memory bigtime, photo was about 78)then switched to diesel. I do remember it had around 2000 HP.

Giannino NO VIEWS on November 25, 2012

very beautiful photo - L I K E - all the best from Rome - Gianni

Carter Boswell on November 29, 2012

Thanks Gianni for your friendly words! Cheers, Carter

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