Tag Archives: 2003

Replacing the port side rubrails

First step to replacing the rubrails was to whack off the old iron supports that held the wood timbers against the hull.  The rubrails are the “bumpers” along the side of the hull that take most of the abuse of bumps and scrapes.  Only the rubrail on the port side needed replacing.  Someone had replaced [...]
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Wheelhouse

Here is what the wheelhouse looked like when I bought the boat.  She was originally named “Oakland” and then when the New York Central Railroad went to a numbering system for their equipment, she was known as “New York Central No. 13″.  When she was sold in the 1960’s, she was renamed “Hay De”.  She [...]
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