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Stone Boat, Compartment Latch
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Description: Galloway-style Cataract boat used on the Stone expedition. Built of white oak and Michigan pine, with two compartments each in the fore and aft. Bottom covered in with a thin iron sheet.
Dimensions: 16.5' L, 4' W at the gunwales, 18" deep, with a 10" rake fore and aft from the center. Dry, the boat weighed 243 lbs.
Collection: Grand Canyon National Park (Catalog No. GRCA 13673).