5.25" tall 8" wide at the bottom of the bell. This in the exact condition it was salvaged off the boat just a few months ago. A photo of the Lehue ii from a few years ago, docked at the Astoria Marina. The newspaper article of them pulling it up. It was sunk at the Ilwaco harbor after a storm, The new owner hadn't registered it or checked in with the harbor master, so they didn't have anyone to contact as they watched it go down.After sitting there for a few months, it was just raised it a few weeks ago. I also have a photo of the boat, and a little history from this news article I'll send you links to these. The following is From an article in the local newspaper article, Ilwaco, Wa November 20, 2017. The 1939 vessel was built by Hawaiian Tuna Parkers Ltd.
Which became a division of Bumble Bee Seafoods. It is currently owned by Arnold Services Inc.
Of Astoria, according to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commissions on-line database. The Lihue II has a 14-ton carrying capacity and is rigged with multi-purpose gear, the commissions website states.
A fisherman who once fished off the Lihue II, Joe Murphy, commented online, We fished for albacore tuna, black cod (sable fish), Dungeness crab, slime eels (hagfish), etc. The boat was owned by Richard (Dick) Arnold. Dick mostly fished out of Astoria.
Dick put a new wheelhouse on it. He also enclosed the bow with steel; the boat is a wood boat. He added lots of other systems to the boat like [a] fiberglass fish hold with a blast freezer, long-line reel, trolling poles and gurdies, crab block for hauling crab pots, new electronics like navigation and communication equipment. Dick was a good friend on mine, he passed away a few years back. His son, Stuart owns the boat now and I think he mostly fishes for tuna.
Paul Haist, who photographed the vessel at the municipal mooring basin in Warrenton in 2013 (black and white photo included), said that at the time the vessel was rigged with trolling booms for tuna or offshore salmon. Please check my other auctions for painted crab pot floats or lighthouses and pirate skulls. The item "Rare distressed vintage Antique 1939 Ships BRASS bell Nautical Marine Salvage" is in sale since Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
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