Fish Tugs of the Greatest Lake
Forty-foot wood fish tug owned by Robert Carlson, Port Wing , Wis. Built in Door County, the boat was brought to Lake Superior, by Carlson, in the 1940s. Of square stern design, fully enclosed, power was with a Gray Marine 6-330 gas engine. Boat was sold for use as a sport-troller in the 1970s.
Photo: CARLSON BROTHERS on the marine railway at Cornucopia, mid 1950s. Note net reels on shore to left of boat.
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