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Catalog Number 2000.049.001-.005
Object Name Skiff
Description 1 wooden skiff (ie: rowboat) (.001) with oars (.002-.003), anchor (.004) and line with wood floorboards (removable) two wheel dolly fits socket on transom (.005). Made by Anacortes boat builder and Guemes Ferry operator Harry Rickaby, this boat belonged to Bill Bessner (a later owner and pilot of the Guemes Ferry) and his wife, Ann Bessner, the grandparents of Mark Mitchell and Bill Mitchell of Anacortes.
Artist Harry Rickaby
Caption Rickaby Skiff at the Maritime Center
Subjects Anacortes