Photo, Print, Drawing Gillnet Fishing Vessel THRESHER, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR

[ Data Pages from Survey HAER OR-172  ]

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[ Photo Captions from Survey HAER OR-172  ]

About this Item

Title
Gillnet Fishing Vessel THRESHER, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR
Contributor Names
Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Swenson, Tom
Fastabend, Don
Blix, Marvel
Blix Boat Works
Astoria Marine Construction Company
Blix, Sigurd
Morse Industries
Apex Equipment, Inc.
Chrysler
Blix, Sankey
Datamarine
Interphase
Capree
Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation Program, historian
Columbia River Maritime Museum, sponsor
Clatsop Community College, sponsor
Council of American Maritime Museums, sponsor
Swerdloff, Lucien, project manager
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Johnson, Sam, project assistant
Nice, Brian, field team
Espelund, Dale, field team
Trenner, Gary, II, field team
Dreke, Adam, field team
Dahlen, Leslye, field team
Wessinger, Joseph, field team
Zimmerman, Larissa, field team
Reynolds, Earl, field team
Brown, Randy, field team
Marsh, Peter, field team
Weilepp, Bruce, field team
Croteau, Todd, photographer
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Oregon Cultural Trust, sponsor
Mike Wollaston/Ewing Street Moorings, sponsor
Jackson Foundation, sponsor
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, sponsor
Traditional Small Craft Association, sponsor
Barbey, Anne, sponsor
Lankton, Helena Barbey, sponsor
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Lawrence III, sponsor
Buckmaster, Bruce, sponsor
Buckmaster, Lynn, sponsor
Thayer, James B., Sr., sponsor
Smith, Emmett, field team
HLB Otak, sponsor
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1968
Subject Headings
-  maritime
-  fishing vessels
-  fishing
-  nets (objects)
-  propellers
-  pilot houses
-  Oregon -- Clatsop County -- Astoria
Latitude / Longitude
46.144472,-123.861598
Notes
-  Significance: Part of an ongoing project to document the evolution of the Columbia River gillnet boat, Thresher is an example of a square-sterned sternpicker (with reel) with V-8 engine. Thresher, designed and built by the Blix brothers, is an early version of a sternpicker (compared to the traditional Columbia River bowpicker). It has a shallow, V-chined wood hull giving it the potential to plane. It can be considered a transitional stage boat between traditional full-displacement hulls and modern high-speed boats.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1537
-  Survey number: HAER OR-172
-  Building/structure dates: 1968-1970 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1990 Subsequent Work
Medium
Photo(s): 7
Data Page(s): 10
Photo Caption Page(s): 1
Call Number/Physical Location
HAER OR-172
Source Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
or0596
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 7 | Data Page(s): 10 | Photo Caption Page(s): 1

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Tom Swenson, Don Fastabend, Marvel Blix, Blix Boat Works, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Sigurd Blix, et al., Croteau, Todd, photographer. Gillnet Fishing Vessel THRESHER, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR. Astoria Clatsop County Oregon, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/or0596/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Swenson, T., Fastabend, D., Blix, M., Blix Boat Works, Astoria Marine Construction Company [...] Hlb Otak, S., Croteau, T., photographer. (1968) Gillnet Fishing Vessel THRESHER, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR. Astoria Clatsop County Oregon, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/or0596/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al., photographer by Croteau, Todd. Gillnet Fishing Vessel THRESHER, Astoria Marine Construction Company, Astoria, Clatsop County, OR. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/or0596/>.