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Rough Rider Steam Gillnetter From Bill Hubbard

Here’s one from out of the past.  The "Rough Rider" was a steam gillnetter built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 1904.  My great, great grandfather Axel B. Dahlmer bought her in 1909 and fished her out of Dunkirk, New York.  She here dimensions were  10gr.tons X 39′ length X 10′ beam and 5′ draft.  Axel sold her to my grandfather, John A. Dahlmer around 1910 and repowered her with a gasoline engine.  He brought her to Gloucester in 19

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