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by Thommyboy
Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:00 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: looking for a stern pole
Replies: 3
Views: 2767

Might you mean stern "pole" ??
by Thommyboy
Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Fiberglass - Research Related
Topic: JUST BOUGHT A 71 XK-19 NEED HELP
Replies: 12
Views: 17485

There may not be an Owner's Manual for the boat. You can possbly find manuals for the engine and outdrive (if it's an I/O). There was an article in a recent "Brass Bell" magazine about proper Chris-Craft blue paint tones for engines. Most liekly your boat was built at the Cortland, NY plant. The hul...
by Thommyboy
Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Fiberglass - Research Related
Topic: 1969 17' ski boat
Replies: 4
Views: 7987

There is one near Lake Minnetonka, MN. It was featured in Lee Wangstad's column in the February 2008 issue of "Boating World" magazine. www.boatingworldonline.com

Andreas
by Thommyboy
Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: 1959 mercury
Replies: 2
Views: 2768

Mercury Boats were from Piru, California. That's all I know.

Andreas
by Thommyboy
Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Thompson of NY hull ID
Replies: 2
Views: 2716

Chris-Craft Corsair

More digging. There exist three ledger books of shipping records archived at the Mariners' Museum from the Cortland, NY operation of Thompson Boat and Thompson Boat of NY and Thompson by Chris-Craft and Chris-Craft Corsair. I have begun to entry the information into a computer database (I need help ...
by Thommyboy
Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Thompson of NY hull ID
Replies: 2
Views: 2716

Thompson of NY hull ID

I was at Cortland, NY last Spring and visited the local library, local historical society and Ted Thompson, Jr. The purpose was to research the Thompson Boat facility there and the acquisition of it by Chris-craft in 1962. I have finally started to sort and file my notes! Someone had hand written no...
by Thommyboy
Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Carver Boat - Pulaski, WI
Replies: 2
Views: 4562

Carver Boat - Pulaski, WI

Hi all, This has nothing to do with Chris-Craft, but... Anyone know the details or have information on the ownership change in CARVER BOAT CORP. of Pulaski, Wisconsin circa 1963?? Charlie Carter and George Verhagen were the owners prior. Wally Markham and Glen Nordin became owners possibly in late 1...