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Chris Craft Wooden Boat History – Smith Ryan Boat Company – 1874 To 1971

January 2, 2013 | By Guest | No Comments | Filed in: Outdoor Camping.

In a small town in Michigan on the St. Clair River, young Christopher Columbus Smith created his first skiff. This would not be the very last boat he crafted. He created numerous punts or skiffs within the many years to follow. At the age of 20 his status as a master boat builder preceded him. • Read More »

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