View Full Version : 65' ex RCMP boat
04-23-2008, 10:49 AM
(I wonder if it has cells in it?)
04-23-2008, 11:02 AM
Nice yachty conversion, very suitable to the use. But for myself, were I of adequate funds and inclined to something that does not sail, I'd rather her lower policeboat profile.
This is rather like John Waynes PT boat conversions - well done and all but part of boating is phantacy and if I had a former RCMP vessel, I'd like a wheelhouse that gives me the feeling of tracking illegal furs or something.
Nice cruiser but a bit big for us. Here's a '62 RCMP cruiser that would fit in the driveway:
04-23-2008, 12:42 PM
I think John Wayne's boat was a converted Canadian minesweeper
named Dead Goose or something, wasn't it?
04-23-2008, 10:54 PM
04-24-2008, 12:13 AM
fyi ... John Wayne's old boat is docked next to CWB at the Armory on South Lake Union in Seattle. If you're in the area, stop by and take a look. It's really very nice.
04-24-2008, 12:26 AM
But not the Wild Goose. He had two conversions done, the first obe somewhat smaller. I believe the boat you're mentioning was the first one, before the Goose. She's in Newport Harbor and available for charter. When I was on board for a corporate party two years ago I just had to lay down in his bed..it was a bed not a birth, and extra long...and think about who else had been there.
04-24-2008, 01:27 AM
04-24-2008, 01:42 AM
04-24-2008, 06:30 AM
04-24-2008, 06:47 AM
I just had to lay down in his bed..it was a bed not a birth, and extra long...and think about who else had been there.
What,shadow labour pains again Lew while stretched out on a berth? :D
(sorry,despite not really knowing you Lew nor how many times this may have happened to you in the past, I just couldn't help myself :) !)
04-24-2008, 10:24 AM
(Puts on best Wayne drawl)
"Young fella if you're lookin' for trouble, I'll accomodate ya. I never shot nobody I didn't have to." :)
04-24-2008, 03:47 PM
Good one Lew! :D:D:D:D!
04-24-2008, 10:39 PM
Tell me, does the RCMP pronounce it "a boat" or "a boot."
04-24-2008, 11:46 PM
While not entirely certain, I would hazard to say that 'round "aboot" these parts they call it a boat and more precisely where I am,un bateau :)
04-25-2008, 12:11 AM
a "boot" is the trunk of a car in England.
04-25-2008, 02:41 AM
True, but the RCMP don't work there ,eh :)
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