Fish Tugs of the Greatest Lake
KNIFE ISLE. Built at Bayfield by Frank Muhlke,in the mid 1940s, for Knife River, Minn. fisherman Laurence Bugge, the 35 ft. vessel was equipped with a Chrysler Crown gas engine. Later owned by Sivertson Fisheries, Duluth, the boat was bought by Wilfred Peterson, Bayfield, in the late 1970s. The boat was demolished circa 2002.
Photo: Knife Isle at Bayfield Fisherman's Festival, July 10, 1983.
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