1956 Owens Flagship 35'

by David
(Saint Maries, Idaho, USA)

I inherited this 1956 Owens Flagship 35' boat from my dad.

He bought it in July of 1999.

It's been sitting where you see it now since then.

Everything is still in the boat including the two 6 cylinder Owens gasoline motors and the electric generator.

I'm not sure how hard it would be to restore this thing.

Basically I know nothing about boats.

Not sure how you would move it either.

Here is a page with the same boat restored. http://www.ladyben.com/power-classic-wooden-boat/66259-owens/view-details

Contact me if you have any questions.

spoonhonda at gmail dot com

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Nov 16, 2015
Thanks for the feedback.
by: David

I guess I would like to know if it's savable.

Most of the outer boards are still intact.

Just have a couple that have the ends curling back.

The other spot is where the two boards have seperated from each other lengthwise.

You can see what I'm talking about in the pictures.

Nov 13, 2015
1956 Owens
by: Cal

I Had the same boat but with twin v8.

Moving this boat is not a problem just call a boat mover.

This boat needs to be cleaned out, check for rot, can't say much more.

A big job, then there's the fuel consumption, you could up grade the engines.

I always wanted to put two six cylinder hi speed diesel engines in mine but spent most of my time just keeping it like new,

Good luck.

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