Fish Tugs of the Greatest Lake
HUSTLER (KARI A.)
HUSTLER 42 ft. all-steel gillnet tug built by Burger Boat Co., Manitowoc, WI for Joseph Jacobi, Chicago, IL in 1938. Equipped with a 45-54 HP Kahlenberg Oil Engine. Later owned by Don & Bob Slenk, Holland, MI and later still by Jim Petersen, Muskegon, MI. Boat was repowered with a Cummins diesel and
operated by an owner in Door County, Wis. for a number of years, renamed KARI A.
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