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Re: Looking for information on Thorfinn Class Cruisers

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  • agnias@ymail.com
    Thank you for the tips. Unfortunately I do not know the given name of either of the boats. The first one was 47 feet long, but the second one 52 feet long. I
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 9 2:54 PM
      Thank you for the tips.  Unfortunately I do not know the given name of either of the boats.

      The first one was 47 feet long,  but the second one 52 feet long.

      I did add more pictures the boats here .


      Agni

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "John Kohnen" <jhkohnen@...> wrote:
      >
      > Boats under 5 net tons can't be "documented." For some uses boats must be
      > documented, but for pleasure boats it's optional, but often encouraged by
      > lenders. The register tonnage has nothing to do with weight, or even
      > capacity. It started out centuries ago as the number of wine casks, or
      > "tuns," a ship could carry, but soon degenerated into an imaginary number
      > derived from arbitrary measurements using an arcane formula. The formulas
      > has changed over the years, but it still doesn't have anything to do with
      > weight or capacity. <sigh>
      >
      > The Canadian equivalent of the US documentation database is:
      >
      > http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/4/vrqs-srib/m.aspx?lang=e
      >
      > If Agni knows the name of the Canadian Thorfinn he might find her there.
      >
      >
      > On Fri, 03 Jul 2009 05:31:20 -0700, Bill wrote:
      >
      > > Agni,
      > > I checked the US Coast Guard registry
      > > http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st1/CoastGuard/VesselByName.html
      > > ...
      > > Registration with the US Coast Guard is NOT mandatory, and boats under a
      > > certain length (30 feet? Somewhere around there) cannot be registered.
      > > So the USCG database is not the definitive list of boats in the US.
      > > ...
      >
      > --
      > John jkohnen@...
      > They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little
      > temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. <Benjamin
      > Franklin>
      >
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