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Hacked up Higbee or something else?

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Hacked up Higbee or something else?
I have ran behind on the restore of the Simonson box. So I snagged this to get out and hunt some. It has 3 flotation compartments. No decoy racks or it would look like a Higbee. Just wondering if anyone has seen anything like it. Bottom of the boat looks like a Higbee hull. No coring in the hull all glass, doesn't look like any csm was used. Shelf's inside .
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Any plates on it? Reminds me of the Van Duyne bros boats if my memory serves me correct

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jode hillman wrote:
Any plates on it? Reminds me of the Van Duyne bros boats if my memory serves me correct


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I have no idea who made it but I really like that hull!


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No it doesn't have any plates that I have seen. No info was relayed, it was found on an estate in a building. It has a few things that looked added. A tabbed in plywood floor. And wood anchor blocks under where the decoy boards would mount under deck. They look like csm. It's 11' on the dot and I believe 52" wide. I'll double check the measurements tomorrow and get cockpit dimensions.
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11' x 50" about 12" deep. Cockpit 43 1/2 x 25