Wednesday, December 22, 2010

42' Trawler - Design 981


Here is a 42' wooden trawler named Hood III, which was built by J.J. Taylor & Sons, Ltd. of Toronto, Canada in 1951. She is constructed of wood and powered by a single GM diesel engine.


Here are the plans.


And a couple of interior images.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 42'-2"
LWL 39'-0"
Beam 13'-0"
Draft 4'-5"
Displacement 37,065 lbs

3 comments:

  1. Nice! I have films of the launch and original use of that boat. I own a 1948 J.J. Taylor and am interested in any documentation of boats built by the yard. If you are interested in the films please reply here.

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  2. Thanks for checking in. Sure we would love to see the films or if you have them posted on UTube we can add a link.
    Regards,
    Bruce Johnson

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  3. I too owned a 'Taylor Craft' cruiser for 13 summers, sold her in her 51st year back to the guy I bought her from. Taylor was Canada's leading boat builder of the day and I would not be surprised if Hood III is still in use today.

    bill
    mount albert
    ontario

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