Mystery Launch B.O.I.

Mystery Launch – B.O.I.

Today’s photo appeared on the cover of a recent issue of the Property Press in Russell. Scan sent in by Dean Wright. The question of the day is = can we ID the woody on the right? Dean is leaning towards ex big game boat – Zane Grey.

3 thoughts on “Mystery Launch B.O.I.

  1. Absolutely correct, the most internationally famous of the Collings and Bell concave convex builds, built in 1927, for the Zane Grey circus.
    The careful removal of almost 100 years of paint revealed the original carved name on both bows and the transom .. covered over when the ZG name fell out of favour due to his opinions, wealth, drunkenness, womanizing and general American brashness.
    She was renamed Alma G II

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