Willis J. Reid,   "Reid's Boat Yard"
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Sam Crocker designs built by Reid's Boat Yard:

This 76 ft. boat was launched in 1932 as "Chiro". Presently home ports in Seattle with a redesigned deck and renamed "Northwester".

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northwester_docked_at_port_townsend northwester_in_port_townsend

    Some other Crocker designed boats built by Willis J. Reid and Reid's Boat Yard.

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    John Alden designs built by Willis J. Reid and Reid's Boat Yard.

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This news clipping courtesy of the Boston Herald.

Many of these pictures are from the archives of Winthrop, Massachusetts historian John Booras, 149 Locust St. Winthrop, MA 02152.

Reid's Boatbuilding and Repair
8118 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411
Phone (910) 547-9100