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Bud Taplin
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Rod, I think the number was read incorrectly on W32 #616, and should be 0176. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish between an 6 and an 8.

Since boats were built on both coasts until the bankruptcy in 1977, blocks of numbers were issued to each factory, and they put on the lamination date when the hull was actually laminated. That may account for the difference in dates.

#721 is 1276, and #724 is 0177, and your #723 is 1276, so that seem consistent.

The bankruptcy ocurred in January or February of 1977, and the east coast plant was closed permanently.

The lamination dates do not run consecutively starting from about #687, so I believe that led to the inconsistency in the date sequence.

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Bud Taplin
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Rod, I think the number was read incorrectly on W32 #616, and should be 0176. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish between an 6 and an 8.

Since boats were built on both coasts until the bankruptcy in 1977, blocks of numbers were issued to each factory, and they put on the lamination date when the hull was actually laminated. That may account for the difference in dates.

#721 is 1276, and #724 is 0177, and your #723 is 1276, so that seem consistent.

The bankruptcy ocurred in January or February of 1977, and the east coast plant was closed permanently.

The lamination dates do not run consecutively starting from about #687, so I believe that led to the inconsistency in the date sequence.

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